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|My Magical Morning Drive (standard:Inspirational stories, 1231 words)|
|Author: AMY B.||Added: Aug 25 2006||Views/Reads: 6167/1727||Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)|
|I wrote this one day after experienceing a drive i did every morning to work. I awoke to the fact we take things for granted and don't pay attention to the small beautiful things that surround us everyday. Especially Mother Nature.|
Click here to read the first 75 lines of the story A rabbit ran across the road on its morning forage for food. As I neared my turn, I saw the gray barn I used for a marker. I knew, that's where I turned down this little country road that I sometimes travel too fast.This time I slowed down, I saw the two big Weeping Willow tree's, they also were loosing there long fronds of leaves. I always look at them as I drive by, I love Weeping Willows! I feel connected to them for some unknown reason to me. I saw yellow and orange leaves softly blowing off the road as I neared "Dallas's big red barn. I kept watchful eye out for their chickens, they are always managing to scare the daylights out of me by being in the road. Yep! there they were just waiting for me! About four of them right in the road! I started honking, they go crazy! I love chickens! They are so funny! They make me laugh! as I drive by. As I near this one big black mail box it looks like a bear if you see from a distance and look at it just right, as I did one morning not too long ago. Oh! I was so sure it was a black bear! I remember thinking, That's a black bear!! Then I got a little closer, oh silly! Its only a black mail box! Calm down I told myself! As I was also laughing at myself to.Trees are draped over the road, as if they are pulling off there orange and yellow summer jackets,and letting them fall to the ground. Mist is still hanging around in the low places,and sneaking across the road in ropey little wispy puffs here and there. I am now at work,before I get out of my car,I thank the divine Spirit in charge for honorably choosing me to see the magical magnificent display of this morning. Things I think we all take for granted,things I look at every day on my way to work but not really see. Now every morning on my way to work, through this magic kingdom I travel, I look, and also see with my heart,and every morning its different. It's like a silent moving ever changing painting Thank you Lord for this gift of nature too us, and letting me slowly unwrap it this morning. And I ask for the patience to allow me to unwrap this gift every morning.Life is Just too short to not stop and smell the rose's on our long journey of learning in our existence on this great planet called Earth. An Original,By Amy B. Tweet
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