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The Lord’s Garden


A humble man owned an estate, and had a massive field.  He loved flowers and gardening, and decided to plant some seeds to make a beautiful garden.  He sent his servant to go to the market and buy all kinds of seeds for flowers, plants and trees too.

He sowed his seeds and planted some baby trees at various locations in his garden.  He would spend his days watching as the flowers grew, and tended daily to his garden.

One day, he noticed a beautiful orchid that had sprung up.  It had the most delightful colours.  He watched the orchid grow, and it seemed the orchid knew it was being watched, as it turned its shoots in the direction of the porch, where its lord often sat to watch.  It was so proud to have been noticed, and also to have been so wonderfully blessed with its many colours.

Across the field, a sunflower began to grow.  The sunflower grew much taller than the orchid, and all the other flowers envied the sunflower, including the orchid.  The Gardener also noticed the sunflower was growing so big, and watered and pruned it to encourage its growth.  He wondered how tall it…

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