Maybe you grew up together. Or exchanged money for a product. Or shared an evening.
Finding common ground and mutual respect is the foundation for human society.
Relationships grow like weeds, springing up out of every twist and crack in the paved sidewalk of our isolated lives.
We can continue down that path, encountering what we will. There is no end to the irregularity, the opportunity.
But we can also double back, choosing to lavish precious attention and water on particular plants we’ve passed.
The blooming of a flower is a slow transformation, yet once cultivated, it may continue to flourish perennially.