Once upon a time
Once upon a time, there lived a husband and a wife on a tiny island. There was one waterfall, a flock of birds that dropped in each morning, and a patch of flowers. Their island was small, and it was lonely.
But far off in the distance was a large island. Its lights pierced the night sky after every sun down. The music floated out to the Tiny Island, where the husband and wife sat on the rocks and whispered to each other about how they’d love to be there. On the Big Island, there were always Activities to do. They could hear the leftover noises from regular festivals and plays and celebrations. The Big Island seemed much better than their Tiny Island.
So, the husband and the wife started to plan how to get to the Big Island. But, they didn’t want to just get there; they wanted to belong there. [Read more…]