The Seeds of Peace by Laura Berkeley

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The tale of two men who live at opposite ends of a rainbow. The merchant has everything his heart desires but is still unhappy; the other, a hermit, has nothing but is the happiest man alive. The hermit visits the merchant to see if he can help to sow the seeds of peace in the merchant's heart.
 

About Laura Berkeley

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Berkeley teaches spirtual and conversation awareness_through her artwork and storytelling. Dexter is a freelance illustrator.
 
Published August 1, 1999 by Barefoot Books. 32 pages
Genres: Children's Books.

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Less is more becomes the central theme of this preachy parable with biblical overtones from Berkeley, kaleidoscopically illustrated by Dexter (Caitl°n Matthews's The Blessing Seed, 1998).

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In her first children's book, Berkeley spins a rather thin fable with a timeless if well-worn message. An old hermit who lives frugally in a rocky cave that is colored by the end of a rainbow rece

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When the young man asks the hermit what treasures lie at his end of the rainbow, the elderly man responds, ""Peace and happiness."" Later, when the traveler himself moves into the mansion filled with riches, he realizes that he is still unhappy and sends for the hermit, hoping he will bring happi...

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