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Three Trees for Jesus

I read this story a long time ago under "Speaking tree" in Times of India. Though I am still unsure about my feelings for God but I still remember the euphoria which accompanied this story. It still gives me the same joy it did back when I first read it. I hope that you feel the same:   Once there were three trees on a hill in the woods. They were discussing their hopes and dreams when the first tree said, "Someday I hope to be a treasure chest. I could be filled with gold, silver and precious gems. I could be decorated with intricate carving and everyone would see the beauty." Then the second tree said, "Someday I will be a mighty ship. I will take kings and queens across the waters and sail to the corners of the world. Everyone will feel safe in me because of the strength of my hull." Finally the third tree said, "I want to grow to be the tallest and straightest tree in the forest. People will see me on top of the hill and look up to my b