Patience Matters: Lessons About Mindful Growth From the Bamboo Tree

February 7, 2015 6:22 PM

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No one understands the power of time and patience better than the Chinese Bamboo Farmer, who plants his seeds and then tends to them carefully for three to five years before anything happens above the ground.

The bamboo plants are busy the entire time of course, developing a tree from the top down underground and forming root systems that can handle the massive, lasting growth that occurs once the waiting period is over; These trees can grow 35 inches in a single day, shooting up to a height of 90 feet i...

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