Can beauty be deceiving?

Tree at workThis morning I was sitting in my car looking at this beautiful tree I usually park in front of.  It speaks to me sometimes.  So I decided to take a picture of it.  I’ve always loved looking at it but this morning I felt sadness and one of my guides told me to learn about Ivy and Tree.  I found that even though it is beautiful to look at it is not always healthy for the tree.  In fact, Ivy can literally suck the life out of a tree.  As Ivy grows it has a sticky type of substance that allows it to attach itself to whatever it is climbing.  It then can grow hair like roots.  It grows under the bark allowing the protective barrier of the tree to be exposed and become sick.  Ivy also competes with the tree for sunlight.  So unfortunately, although beautiful to look at, Ivy can literally suck the life out of the tree it is growing on.
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