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Well here I sit tonight, with so many things to say, and no way to say them. So if you all dont mind I would like to share a story with you of something that happened to me a few years ago. Please feel free to listen to my rendition of Josh Grobans "Awake" at the bottom of this screen while you read.
This is A story about a tree......
One Day in the summer of 2007 I was staying at my brothers house in alabama. There was a tree in the front yard that had been infested with termites. One day out in the yard I hit the tree with a hammer, not really sure why I hit it but when I did it put a hole through it. Seeing the hole and all the termites, we decided it best to take down the tree.
That night I climbed in the tree and started taking off the limbs and branches to get the big bulky stuff off. While doing this I realized that I was taking down one of gods creations, and so I thought.. I remember watching my neice and nephews play in the tree, hanging from what was once a strong growing tree, I even remember playing in it a time or two myself. Never-the-less I kept trimming it away until it was down to just being a 7 or 8 ft. trunk standing strait and tall. I decided that to be my stopping point for the night and I would save that part for tomorrow when I had regained more energy.
Later that night I glanced out the window and saw the tree trunk standing there starit up to the heavens and I realized in that moment, that we are not much differant than that tree. We live our lives taking new paths banching out to find what we are, who we are and what we want and in the end we really can only go one direction, because life is not made to live 100's of differant ways, we try all these differant paths only to find our true path ini the end, reaching upward to the sky praying its not to late to change and hoping that the heavens are where we are bound for.
After taking down the trunk I realized one other thing, god kept his word, I took down one of his creations, only to clear the land and the space that it took, so he could make things new again.
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Thank you for taking the time to read this, I hope you have a wonderful day, god bless you all.