Tag: analogies

The Core of the Matter

Recently I heard a speaker in church say, “You can count the seeds in an apple, but you can’t count the apples in a seed.” The remark got me thinking way beyond the intent of the truism (a bad habit of mine). The aphorism does say something nice about a person’s potential and how big …

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Your Old Women Shall Dream Dreams

By Sara Burlingame INTRODUCTION Following is a version of a presentation I gave at the 2010 Salt Lake Sunstone Symposium. Before I started, I called two women—Kynthia and Beth—to the podium and handed each a goblet filled with small squares of chocolate. Then I enjoined them to pass this “sacrament.” As they made their way …

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