A Parable

On a warm summer evening, the great Persian king Darius and his scribe Cyrus were walking through the palace gardens. As Cyrus was dutifully transcribing tomorrow’s tasks the king lent forward, his eye caught by a particularly striking flower. Feeling a whisper of cold air behind him, Cyrus turned, only to behold Death, his scythe […]

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A Tale of Two Flowers

Two seeds carried on the back of a strong wind were cast into a garden. One seed fell into a sunny bed of soil; it was nutritious and judiciously cared for by the gardener who lived on the land. The second seed slipped through the cracks of the concrete upon which the gardener walked. The […]

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