I love this post. Paul is an amazing writer and blogger friend. I couldn’t help but reblog this.
In the east there was a master gardener who loved to walk through his garden every evening looking at the many plants he had taken care of. Of all the plants in the garden, none was greater, or nobler as the mighty Bamboo. Indeed, Bamboo was the very best in the entire garden and the Master of the garden was very pleased with Bamboo.
One evening, as the Master strolled through his garden, he stopped and spoke to the mighty Bamboo.
“Bamboo,” he said. “I will use you.”
Bamboo stood tall and without hesitation replied, “Master, I am yours. I have waited my whole life for this. Use me.” Bamboo had waited many seasons for such a day to come. It was the Master that planted him and nurtured him. It was Master that was so careful in aiding to his strength and growth.
The Master did not smile. He…
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