Old Turtle And The Broken Truth
By ladybug_3777 on February 24, 2009
My oldest daughter, Yuna, brought a book home from her school library the other day. It was called:
I read it to her before bedtime and it turned out to be one of the most touching and beautiful children stories I have ever read. The pictures were breath taking and the story itself had me choked up while reading it. It was that good.
I'm going to share a bit of the story with you here, and if you like it, I encourage you to purchase the book or see if it is available in your local library. I'm not being paid in any way to share this book with you... it is just something that touched my heart and I think it might touch yours too.
Once, in a beautiful faraway land, that was somehow, not so very far. A land where every stone was a teacher and every breeze was a language, where every lake was a mirror and every tree a ladder to the stars.
Into this far and lovely land there fell... a Truth.
This truth streaked down from the stars, trailing a tail as long as the sky. But as it fell, it broke in two. One of the pieces blazed off through the night sky, and the other fell to earth in the beautiful land.
In the morning, Crow found the fallen piece. It seemed to be a sort of stone, shiny and very pleasing to the eye. He picked it up. ... Click here to read the rest of this blog on www.JenniferSuarez.com
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