Monkeys Don’t Know Fish

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“Let me help you”, said the monkey to the fish,

“Or you’ll drown”, as he placed him in a tree.

-Alan Watts

We love, and in loving, we protect. Our intentions are good, but we can’t live for them. They have to experience it, and we have to accept it.

Do we help or hinder when we try to teach them?

Derek Markham

Things I dig include: simple living, natural fatherhood, attachment parenting, natural building, unassisted childbirth (homebirth), bicycles, permaculture, organic and biodynamic gardening, vegan peanut butter cookies with chocolate chips, bouldering, and the blues. Find me elsewhere at @NaturalPapa, @DerekMarkham, Google+, or RebelMouse.

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