Category Archives: Parable

Parable of the purple flower

There once was a woman who owned rolling country land as far as the eye could see. It was filled with wildflowers, a remarkable array of colors and shapes and sizes, flowers that followed the bend of the sun from … Continue reading

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Parable of the Two Gardeners

There once were two women who tried to grow a garden. The first woman held her seeds in her hand and said, “These will never grow.” Then she scattered the seeds and poured bleach on them. When the seeds didn’t … Continue reading

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Parable of the three trailer homes

There once were three trailer homes. One trailer home was crammed full with stuff – to the ceiling – but had open windows. The second trailer home had an extremely nice interior but the windows were closed. The third trailer … Continue reading

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Parable of the woman with glass shards

There once was a woman whose beloved vase fell and shattered. She gathered up the broken glass shards and clung to them, and her hands got cut and bled. Many people advised her to put down the shards, and every … Continue reading

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Parable of the child learning to walk

The kingdom of God is like a child learning to walk: At first, she grasps at whatever is in reach, and if it is not solid, she falls. Slowly, she learns what is solid and grasps only those things – … Continue reading

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Parable of the woman and the pebble

The kingdom of God is like a woman who moved into a new house. She left the largest room empty except for a single pebble, and when she was ready, she swept the pebble away. © Meisaan Chan

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The parable of the two women climbing the mountain

The kingdom of heaven is like two women climbing a mountain. The first woman made it all the way up to the top; the second woman stumbled and fell the whole way. On the way back, they both died and … Continue reading

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