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Person’s Interview

Person wonders if a job opportunity will only bring him more disappointment after all the recent frustrations and regrets.

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Person Bankrupt

Now I begin a new type of parable/story, one that depicts the beginning of the beatitudes as one story.  Each section of the story is meant to convey or reflect upon a part of the beatitude. It follows an individual named ‘Person’

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Unjust Punishment

A farmer grew a crop on the land he had cleared, and saved a portion of the harvest to plant the next year.  He set the seeds aside in a sack and made preparation for the winter. Over the winter, the farmer’s

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Coworkers

A married man and a married woman were assigned to work on an intensive project at work.  Both were excited for the opportunity, for they respected the other and found their personality interesting and easy to work with.  The project

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Growing Old – Part I

The boy just shook his head whenever anyone tried to tease him about girls.  He was much more interested in playing ball with his friends.  He dreamed of professional sports and the attention and fame that would bring.   He had even memorized

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The Effective Tutor

  A boy with special needs and a pronounced learning disability was introduced to a young lady as his tutor at the age of six. His parents and grandparents were well off financially and were able to offer a considerable

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A Loyal Fan

At a young age, a boy decided to follow a particular sports team.  His parents allowed his preference and occasionally indulged him with a jersey or banner.  Once he committed to the team his parents were surprised to discover he

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Not So Grand Piano

A collector of antiques came across a beautiful grand piano.  She was immediately taken with the craftsmanship and detailed work.  The wood, the keys, even the bench itself were exquisitely made.  The seller could tell she was quite impressed and drove

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Identity Fraud

A man in a country where ethnic cleansing was starting decided to flee to a neighboring country.  He changed his appearance and his clothes to look more acceptable to the neighboring country.  He paid for documents that validated he had

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