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The Story of the Other Wise Man – Part 4 – by Henry Van Dyke – A Profound Story for Thee

| December 23, 2007

 By the Waters of Babylon Artaban dismounted.    The dim starlight revealed the form of a man lying across the road.   His humble dress and the outline of his haggard face showed that he was probably one of the poor Hebrew exiles who still dwelt in great numbers in the vicinity.   His pallid skin, dry and […]

The Story of the Other Wise Man – Part 3 – by Henry Van Dyke – A Profound Story for Thee

| December 23, 2007

By the Waters of Babylon      ALL night long Vasda, the swiftest of Artaban’s horses, had been waiting, saddled and bridled, in her stall, pawing the ground impatiently, and shaking her bit as if she shared the eagerness of her master’s purpose,  though she knew not its meaning.        Before the birds had fully […]

The Story of the Other Wise Man Part 2 by Henry Van Dyke – A Profound Story for Thee

| December 23, 2007

Part 2    A Sign in the Sky   “That does not satisfy me,”  answered Artaban,  “for,  if the waiting must be endless,  if there could be no fulfilment of it, then it would not be wisdom to look and wait. We should become like those new teachers of the Greeks,    who say that there is […]

The Story of the Other Wise Man -Part 1- by Henry Van Dyke – A Profound Story for Thee

| December 23, 2007

  Note:   Throughout one’s life, one hears many stories and sees many movies with many tales.    Of these offerings, some will offer insight, some will amuse and some may touch one’s heart or spark one’s intelligence.   This story starts as a simple journey with a rich man and we travel with him.  As we begin the story, […]