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Short Story: Playing a Tune

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The town of Discord was an unusual town, to say the least. It was filled with instruments–oboes, clarinets, violins, guitars, and more roamed the streets. All day long, they each attempted to play their own tune by rubbing or twisting their instruments as best they could. The result was the most disharmonious sound you could…

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Short Story: What Will You Wear?

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Samuel itched his skin again. He hated this terrible itch! Yet how could he escape from it? His clothes. That’s what the doctor had said. He needed to put off these clothes and put on the ones the doctor had given him. Samuel hastily changed. That was better. But the following morning, he was back…

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Warning: Restoration in Process

Old House

No one could see what Tim saw in that old house. They saw brokenness; he saw potential. They saw chipped paint, falling gutters, and a leaky roof–not to mention dirt everywhere and enough cobwebs to catch an ant farm. He saw the builder’s original intent–and what that house could one day be. Others couldn’t understand…

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Story: Comparing Gifts

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Susie felt perfectly happy with the Christmas gift she’d been given…until she saw what her sister had received. Mary had gotten a brand new wagon! Suddenly, her gift–a glittery apron, rolling pin, cookie cutters, and oven mitts–looked unimpressive. All through Christmas dinner and afternoon play time, Susie pouted, missing out on enjoying the special food…

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