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An Easter Allegory

My first attempt at an Easter Allegory. A story about the foolishness of not dying to yourself to follow the Savior of the World in light of His death and resurrection.


There once was a barn full of seeds. The seeds were piled up high waiting to be planted.

One group of seeds didn't want to be planted. They managed to work together to hide behind a stack of hay so that when the farmer came they would be left behind.

As the bags of seed were taken for planting, the bag of seed which had hidden themselves began bragging and laughing about how smart they were to break away and make it on their own.

One day a loose seed, which had fallen out of one of the bags that had been taken for planting, was swept along by a large gust of wind and landed beside the hiding bag of seed.

The lonely seed said, "Oh no! The farmer has left a bag of seed here!" But the bag full of seeds cried out, "No! The farmer didn't leave us. We are hiding! We don't want to be planted. We don'…