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Ethiopian Tattoo Shop
by Edward Hays
This collection of twenty-two challenging and intriguing parable-stories will take you on an adventure journey into the timeless realm of truth, self-discovery and growth. Parables are stories with numerous meanings-two, four, or many more. Once again Edward Hays unlocks a treasury of original parable-stories as traveling companions for those on the spiritual quest. Parabl ...more
Paperback, 184 pages
Published January 1st 1983 by Forest of Peace Publishing
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The Ethiopian Tattoo Shop is a collection of short stories told by author Edward Hays. The book's introduction is about a man traveling in Ethiopia who enters a tattoo shop. The tattoo artist tells the man a series of stories, the stories told in the book, as a way to numb the pain of getting a tattoo. The short stories all give a unique view of religion and a new way of looking at the world. My favorite stories were "The Magic Folger's Coffee Can", "The Mountain", "The Alien", "The Board Meetin ...more