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Light Up The Candle

sometimes, we need to face our fears and take risks to achieve something that is important to us.

By wispo uganjaPublished 8 months ago 3 min read
Light Up The Candle
Photo by Prateek Gautam on Unsplash

Once upon a time, in a small village, lived a man named John. He was a hardworking and dedicated person who always strived to do his best. John's life was simple yet meaningful, as he always tried to find joy in the little things around him.

One evening, John was walking back home after a long day of work. As he walked through the streets, he noticed something strange. The entire village was shrouded in darkness, and no lights were visible anywhere. John was confused and worried. He wondered what had happened and why there was no light.

He walked up to his house and tried to open the door, but it wouldn't budge. He realized that the lock was jammed, and he needed a candle to see what he was doing. But he had no candles in his house. He looked around and saw that his neighbors' houses were also dark. He knew that he had to find a way to light up a candle.

John remembered that his friend, David, who lived in the next village, had a store where he sold candles. He decided to go to David's store and buy some candles. But there was one problem – the path to the next village was treacherous and filled with dangers, especially in the dark. But John knew he had no other option.

He decided to take the risk and started walking towards the next village. He could barely see the path in front of him, but he kept walking, one step at a time. As he walked, he stumbled upon rocks and branches, but he kept moving forward.

After a while, he heard some rustling in the bushes. He stopped and listened carefully. Suddenly, he heard a growling sound, and he realized that he was not alone. He panicked and tried to run, but he tripped and fell. He looked up and saw a pack of wolves staring at him. He knew that he was in deep trouble.

The wolves started to approach him, and John knew that he had to act quickly. He remembered that he had a piece of meat in his pocket that he had bought for his dog. He slowly took out the meat and threw it away from him. The wolves chased after it, and John quickly got up and started to run towards the next village.

He ran as fast as he could, and after a while, he finally reached David's store. David was surprised to see John at his store at such an odd hour. John quickly explained the situation, and David gave him a box of candles. He also offered to accompany John back to the village, but John declined the offer. He wanted to face his fears and overcome them on his own.

John started walking back towards the village, holding the box of candles tightly. He was more confident now, knowing that he had conquered his fears. As he walked, he could see the path clearly, and he didn't trip or stumble anymore.

Finally, he reached his house, and he lit up the candles. The warm glow of the candles illuminated the room, and John felt a sense of relief. He sat down and looked around, appreciating the beauty of the little things around him.

John realized that sometimes, we need to face our fears and take risks to achieve something that is important to us. The darkness had taught him that the little things, such as a candle, could bring light into his life and illuminate his path. He decided to cherish these small moments and never take them for granted.

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wispo uganja

writing is more than just a means of exploration - it's also a way for me to connect with others. I love nothing more than hearing from readers who have been touched by my words, whether it's through a heartfelt essay or a gripping novel.

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