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Island of the Blind

Posted by peggyholloway62 on September 25, 2012 at 10:25 PM Comments comments (47)

 

ISLAND OF THE BLIND

One of the very few enlightened people I met, a supervisor, when working on my internship, told me a story that had such a profound effect on me, I just have to share it. I don’t know where he got it, but here it is:


A man crashed his plane on an island inhabited by blind people, who nursed him back to health. The island was very beautiful and, as the pilot was...

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TRIALS, TRIBULATIONS, AND EMOTIONAL GROWTH

Posted by peggyholloway62 on September 22, 2012 at 10:05 AM Comments comments (0)

One day while painting a landscape, I decided to put in one of those really high mountains like you see in the Rockies, the ones with snow on top. It was one of those spring days, perfect for painting outside. I was working on the patio, and Confederate Jasmine covered the fence surrounding the patio. While I was putting on the snow with a knife, like icing a cake, I began to think about mountains and mountain hiking. I had hiked up mountains all over the United States when...

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