Posted: February 6, 2012 in Uncategorized

This is a wonderful parable of the pencil. I hope you enjoy it as much as I did.

A Dose A Day

My Sunday inspirational story. I have read this several times, but still worth sharing. Author unknown.

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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 to become a better pencil.”

“Three: You will be able to correct any mistakes you might make.”

“Four: The most important part of you will always be what’s inside.”

“And Five: On every surface you are used on, you must leave your mark. No matter what…

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  1. cobbies69 says:

    I once went to a pencil factory, fascinated, but your words would be great for them.

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