Not all relationships are romantic of course. Friendships and the collaborations that arise can be just as powerful in their ability to transform and evolve the people involved and for those effects to ripple out into the people and places outside of them.

This is a heartwarming story of two people in China who have built a powerful team to express their lives and their purpose in life. A blind man and a double amputee work together to plant trees. The world is full of such inspiring stories and I wanted to being this to your attention.

Amazing Story

The story ends with a Greek proverb: ” Society grows great when old men plant trees whose shade they know they shall never sit in.”

Except that I have little doubt that on many levels, they will sit in that shade – both in metaphor and reality.