Today I saw a tree that was perfectly in half bloom. That is half of it was full of tiny white flowers and the other was bare. I was riding my bike towards the library and happened to see this confused tree. It was sleeting so I guess it decided that if half of its blooms would die then the others should live. What a smart tree.
Perhaps that is what we do sometimes, I have met many people who save their kindness the way trees do in the sleet.