November 1, 2014


The legend is told of a man who grew a bamboo forest on a mountain range. The forest loved the way the man cared and pruned and provided for its needs. The forest felt a connection to its master, and an affectionate bond continued over the years. One day the master approached the forest and said, “My dear forest, we have enjoyed the beauty of this mountaintop for many years now. I come to you to ask if you are willing for me to use you for an even greater purpose than covering the mountain.”

The forest, full of pride, responded, “I am willing to do whatever you need me to do.” Read More