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A Folk Tale for Good Friday: The Three Trees

Once upon a time, three trees stood in a forest high on a mountain, dreaming of what they might become one day.

The first tree looked up at the stars twinkling like diamonds in the night sky. “I want to hold treasure,” it said. “I want to be filled with gold and decorated with jewels. I want to be the most beautiful treasure chest in the world.”

The second tree looked down the mountainside at the ocean far below. “I want to be a strong sailing ship,” it said. “I want to travel mighty waters and carry powerful kings. I want to be the strongest ship in the world.”

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