Category Archives: Palm

Why Death is Like the Banana Tree

A Tale from Madagascar As Retold by Erica Helm Meade God wanted the first man and woman to be able to choose the kind of death they would have. One day he asked, “Would you prefer to die like the … Continue reading

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The Sesame Seed and the Date Palm Tree

A Tale from Egypt as Retold by Erica Helm Meade There was once a king who often sailed up and down the Nile. One day while returning to port, he saw a fisherwoman knee deep in the water, casting out … Continue reading

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