A few months ago, these orchids held so much promise. Two stems burst forth with no less than a dozen buds. We awaited a magnificent display of gorgeous flowers.
Yet something went wrong. Perhaps due to a lack of watering, or lack of fertilization, the buds that held such promise of beauty never bloomed. In fact, they shriveled up and fell off the branches altogether.
As I reflected on what went wrong, I realized: this is the perfect picture of our children’s souls...