Lessons from a Pencil

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My Good Time Stories

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I always think that it is pretty cool when we can learn some of life’s lessons from objects that people use in their everyday life. Thus, we have today’s little parable about pencils. I hope that you enjoy this little story I found and in some way, you can apply a couple of these thoughts into your heart.

The Pencil Maker took the pencil aside, just before putting him into the box.

“There are 5 things you need to know,” he told the pencil, “Before I send you out into the world. Always remember them and never forget, and you will become the best pencil you can be.”

One: You will be able to do many great things, but only if you allow yourself to be held in Someone’s hand.”

Two: You will experience a painful sharpening from time to time, but you’ll need it…

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