Saturday, April 04, 2009

Apple Seeds®

The stories and the article below are from th eWeb site of Fr. Brian Cavanaugh, TOR (Third Order Franciscan). The Web site is called Apple Seeds® and "provides quotations and short stories from eclectic sources that promote positive attitudes, and development of holistic human dignity–from tiny seeds to ripened fruit."
  • Legend of the Dogwood

    At the time of the crucifixion, the dogwood had reached the size of the mighty oak tree. So strong and firm was the wood that it was chosen as the timber for Jesus' cross...

  • Origins of The Easter Lily

    For many, the beautiful trumpet-shaped white flowers symbolize purity, virtue, innocence, hope and life—the spiritual essence of Easter.

  • "The Parable of a Child" by Steve Goodier

    There is a difference between education and experience. Education is what you get from reading the small print. Experience is what you get from not reading it!

    But isn't it true that great learning comes from both education and experience? Let me tell you a parable...

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