This reminds me of another related phrase I’ve heard in the past. Mama bear sunflower. Too many young men marry young women assuming the young woman will never change.
Mama bear sunflower shirt
Too many young women marry young men assuming they’ll be able to change him. Both groups are doomed to disappointment. People change. It’s what they do. Go with the changes and embrace the changes, or be doomed to disappointment. This is truly the key to a long relationship, and it works both ways 44 years and counting, looking forward to who God changes us to become better in His eyes. Alot of wisdom there…my parents were together my whole life until Mom passed in 2008 and then Dad joined her in 2014. I miss them both soooooo much! They knew one another SO well. They had no problem disagreeing when one felt a reason. At any rate, they loved one another totally. Let our heart and mind be free, let our abode be here, in the way. Each moment we are alive is a gift, shining through containing the light for growth. We are just one moment away from being fully awake to life. When we pay attention to the universe, we find that everything contributes to its harmony. With courage and with wisdom, we are able to see clearly through the ways of the world. We come to understand that everything in the world is a teacher. For the trees can all reveal the true nature of reality, we can learn from nature enough to be enlightened. Mama bear sunflower. In seeking the essence of the way, one should calm the mind and penetrate to the depths. Silently wander within ourselves and clearly see the origin of all things.