Walls or Bridges? — the circle of life

This story – or parable – about a very wise carpenter is worth sharing. Food for thought. Thanks to applehillcottage.org.

I used to tell a story in my days working in libraries with kids, and its been on my mind lately. I know reading is not the same as hearing, but do your best to hear it being told… Once upon a time there were two neighbors who were also farmers and friends. They’d been […]

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4 Responses to Walls or Bridges? — the circle of life

  1. Roy McCarthy says:

    Parable is a bit biblical I think – ‘allegory’ fits nicely 🙂 There again, the original is probably in the Bible somewhere. One for our present times certainly when bridges are more often being torn down.

    • Jane Fritz says:

      Excellent point, Roy. An allegory. Rooted in a biblical narrative or not (and that definitely is not one of my areas of expertise), I fully agree that it is sadly relevant to the times in which we live. We need more leaders who are bridge builders, or who at least try, or who at least think it might be a good idea.

  2. Ajay Kaul says:

    Very uplifting story! Thanks for sharing!

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