Tolkien might have liked this
- From a site on Jewish knowledge:
The Torah likens man to a tree, "For man is a tree of the field" (Deut.
20:19). Man is like a tree in that his head is rooted in the Heavens,
nestled in the spiritual soils of the Eternal, and nourished by his
connection to his Creator. His arms and legs are like branches, through
which he accrues good deeds, and upon which the "fruits" of his labor
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