Storytelling meets spiritual wisdom in this enchanting collection of tiny fables. As the title suggests, each story is a concise gem, small enough to fit onto a single page of text. Insightful meditation summaries are also included, adding a splash of inspiration to the mix. Since the stories and meditations are all self-contained, MICROSTORIES can be read from start to finish, or by choosing pages at random. Enjoy.
THE SILENT SCHOOL
“Why is there so much pain and suffering in the world?” a disciple asked his mentor. “And why doesn’t God do something about it?”
“Let me tell you a story about the silent school,” the sage responded. “Its pupils were boisterous, loving to frolic and explore. Whether playing sport or practical jokes, their lives were dynamic.
“Although they enjoye...