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Three Trees

3 Trees

— Author unknown Once there were three trees on a hill in the woods. They were discussing their hopes and dreams when the first tree said, “Someday I hope to be a treasure chest. I could be filled with gold, silver and precious gems. I could be decorated with Intricate …

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Is Your Hut Burning?

Burning Hut

Author unknown The only survivor of a shipwreck was washed up on a small, uninhabited island. He prayed feverishly for God to rescue him, and every day he scanned the horizon for help, but none seemed forthcoming. Exhausted, he eventually managed to build a little hut out of driftwood to …

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My friend just died. I don’t know what to do.

Ship at Rough Sea

Someone on reddit wrote the following heartfelt plea online: “My friend just died. I don’t know what to do.” Many people responded with words of encouragement, but one response in particular, by an older gentlemen, really stood out… Alright, here goes. I’m old. What that means is that I’ve survived …

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Gone From My Sight

Ship at sea

By Henry Van Dyke I am standing upon the seashore. A ship, at my side, spreads her white sailsto the moving breeze and starts for the blue ocean. She is an object of beauty and strength. I stand and watch her until, at length, she hangs like a speck of white cloud just where …

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