It is so easy to burn a bridge, but after that,
how are you going to get across the river?
Why, take a boat of course!
But, what if the boat has a leak and starts to sink?
Well, why not swim across that river?
But, the river has rough current going over slippery rocks!
Then, you grab hold of those slippery rocks,
pull yourself up and carefully walk across!
What do I do when I get across the river?
You begin to look around.
For strong trees.
To use, to build back that bridge.
Couldn’t I have first built back the bridge I had burned?
No. You had to learn how easy it is to destroy something
that helps you pass over to the other side. You had to learn
there are no substitutes for the real thing and you had to
learn that though you will slip in your life, there will be a large
rock that will hold you up. Through many storms, You my daughter, had to learn to