Extended Reflection

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The Pure Spring

Consider the following: There was a single family that lived in a vast land. In the center of the land was a large spring that provided an abundance of crystal-clear water, pure to drink. There were many other springs scattered throughout the land that were also clean to drink. But one night an enemy came …

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In The Dark

Imagine a massive room, the size of a city. This room is pitch black. There is no light whatsoever. The only source of light is a single flashlight which you hold. You are here alone. As you walk around this endless space, you discover all sorts of things. Perhaps you are pleased to find a …

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Balance Beam

There was a man, As sure as can be.There was never a man,More surer than he. The man was up high,On the top of a building.In his own mind,He himself has no ceiling. In front of this man,Stood a long balance beam.A big part of life,Is self-trust as a theme. His confidence rises,When confronted by …

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Swimming Upstream

The currents of life can often lead people to get stuck in tough spots. Their river may dry out, finding themselves desperately in need of oxygen. The current may lead them straight to a predator much greater than them. Grizzlies come to mind. They may reach a dead end and see no way forward. Getting …

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