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Gifts left for the Living.



The lips closed on the angels feathers
Swimming through them the lion prayed.
"God" he said. "I have caught droplets of love, am I not an arch angel?".
" No" said God, "for you are not yet dead, therefore you should not have killed my angels". On the death day of the lion, the lion chased the angels souls, who would not be fooled a second time by the lions charge and so said, "though your fur is soft I would not groom it like you do", "therefore you do not need to be as soft as an angel", " you are still as mild as a kitten with it's mother" and "You have many more gifts left to receive, therefore you may live again". Then the angel led the lion back to its body.

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Written on October 31, 2021

Submitted by heathert.34240 on October 31, 2021

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