George Orwell once said: “The planting of a tree, especially one of the long-living hardwood trees, is a gift which you can make to posterity at almost no cost and with almost no trouble, and if the tree takes root it will far outlive the visible effect of any of your actions, good or evil”
Trees are resilient. They have been on earth for hundreds of millions of years and always seem to find a way to adapt and thrive in their environments. It is no surprise, then, that in the face of tragedy, trees often become symbols of resilience, perseverance, and hope
The tree grows up and outwards, representing how a person grows stronger and increases their knowledge and experiences throughout their lifetime. The Tree of Life symbolizes one's individuality as trees are all unique with their branches sprouting at different points and in different directions.