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An old story that needs retelling. One of the highlights of my life.

heretherebespiders

I was reminded tonight of something that happened to me once. Something that might fill most people with immense fear. I suppose I technically could add it to the list of times that I’ve almost died, but for me (and one complete stranger), I don’t think of it that way at all – and it was one of the most incredible mornings of my life.

I lived in Florida at the time. I grew up there, but had gone away for many years. I came back, helped a bit, and screwed up a bit. I was still trying to find a place to fit back in, in the place that used to be my home, and I had found a job at a horse stable – the kind of place that keeps stalls that other people rent to keep their horses. It was rather far away from where I lived…

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  1. As I was reading your post we were having our daily afternoon thunderstorm here in south west Florida. I was seeing lightning flashes and hearing the booms of thunder. I can say you have a grand healthy outlook on life. I would borrow the following phrase to describe you…”To boldly go where no one has gone before”.. Love the post. Hugs

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