The Parable of the Fisherwomen and the Flowers

Spring cactus blooms in my yard

I was recently reminded of the short parable of the Fisherwomen and the Flowers, as told by the great Indian mystic, Swami Vivekananda.


It goes like this:


In a remote village, the local fisherwomen had to walk through the nearby forest to get to the ocean. Here, they would await the fishermen to return with the catch, whereupon…

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