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Bridge O f Love! (Edited 10/12/10 01:48PM by Jess)
 


Bridge Of Love...Bridge O f Love! <span style="font-size:12px;">(Edited 10/12/10 01:48PM by Jess)</span> Photo!
                                                                                           Bridge O f Love! <span style="font-size:12px;">(Edited 10/12/10 01:48PM by Jess)</span> Photo

Once upon a time two brothers who lived on adjoining farms fell into conflict.


It was the first serious rift in 40 years of farming side by side, sharing machinery, and trading labor and goods as needed without a hitch.Then the long collaboration fell apart. It began with a small misunderstanding and it grew into a major difference, and finally it exploded into an exchange of bitter words followed by weeks of silence.

 

 

 




One morning there was a knock on John's door. He opened it to find a man with a carpenter's toolbox. "I'm looking for a few days work" he said."Perhaps you would have a few small jobs here and there I could help with? Could I help you?


"Yes," said the older brother. "I do have a job for you. Look across the creek at that farm. That's my neighbor, in fact, it's my younger brother.Last week there was a meadow between us and he took his bulldozer to the river levee and now there is a creek between us.

 

 

 

 

 

Well, he may have done this to spite me, but I'll go him one better. See that pile of lumber by the barn?I  want you to build me a fence - - an 8-foot fence -- so I won't need to see his place or his face anymore."


The carpenter said, "I think I understand the situation. Show me the nails and the post hole digger and I'll be able to do a job that pleases you."


The older brother had to go to town, so he helped the carpenter get the materials ready and then he was off for the day. The carpenter worked hard all that day measuring, sawing, nailing, and hammering.

 

 

 

 

 

About sunset when the farmer returned, the carpenter had just finished his job. The farmer's eyes opened wide, his jaw dropped. There was no fence there at all.
 

It was a bridge -- a bridge stretching from one side of the creek to the other! A fine piece of work handrails and all -- and the neighbor, his younger brother, was coming across, his hand outstretched."You are quite a fellow to build this bridge after all I've said and done."


The two brothers stood at each end of the bridge, and then they met in the middle, taking each other's hand. They turned to see the carpenter hoist his toolbox on his shoulder.


"No, wait! Stay a few days. I've a lot of other projects for you," said the older brother.


"I'd love to stay on," the carpenter said, "but, I have many more love bridges to
 build."

                            Bridge O f Love! <span style="font-size:12px;">(Edited 10/12/10 01:48PM by Jess)</span> Photo

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#1 | 1589 days ago

(Edited by raja_starkglass)
 Good things....................... good words, we have to wait for them to come in to our life,
or make good efforts.!
Nice one   
#2 | 1589 days ago

Good words and deeds may bring joy to anyones heart. 
#3 | 1589 days ago

Great story.  Thanks. 
Nice one   
#4 | 1588 days ago

raja_starkglass wrote:
 Good things....................... good words, we have to wait for them to come in to our life,
or make good efforts.!
 thanq
#5 | 1588 days ago

myrna_ventura wrote:
Good words and deeds may bring joy to anyones heart. 
 
#6 | 1588 days ago

cuddles127017 wrote:
Great story.  Thanks. 
 welcome!
#7 | 1587 days ago
kammi42 (+)

Thats beautiful
#8 | 1587 days ago

Yeah,it was nice!Only if it was in real life!
#9 | 1587 days ago

Love is a beautiful thing ♥
#10 | 1587 days ago

kammi42 wrote:
Thats beautiful
 
#11 | 1587 days ago

WhiteEagles wrote:
Yeah,it was nice!Only if it was in real life!
 let's hope so..!
#12 | 1587 days ago

streetballer123 wrote:
Love is a beautiful thing ♥
 yeah!
#13 | 1586 days ago

I think the Q is building many bridges across the world. Thanks Hot! 

People take love for granted, when it is gone one day they know what they have lost! 
Nice one   
#14 | 1586 days ago

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#15 | 1586 days ago

We desperately need such bridges to be built in the heart of every humanbeing.
A bridge which unite us, keeping aside Cast, Religion and Colour.
And such bridges can be built by You or Me.
Lets start building.
Nice one   
#16 | 1584 days ago

blondie45044 wrote:
I think the Q is building many bridges across the world. Thanks Hot! 

People take love for granted, when it is gone one day they know what they have lost! 
 u r right Lisa!
#17 | 1584 days ago

singh_sonal2004 wrote:
Brother Quotes Scraps Images Graphics Comments
 nice card..Sonal!
#18 | 1584 days ago

 yes Kalpajeet...Love is a Bridge!!####
#19 | 1584 days ago

jhangianideepak wrote:
We desperately need such bridges to be built in the heart of every humanbeing.
A bridge which unite us, keeping aside Cast, Religion and Colour.
And such bridges can be built by You or Me.
Lets start building.
 Okay Deepak..Lets start!
#20 | 1584 days ago

In this world everyone has a purpose.... not by profession but by extra meaning of what they did in their profession.
#21 | 1584 days ago

(Edited by hotice)
 
#22 | 1584 days ago

kingfisherbirder wrote:
In this world everyone has a purpose.... not by profession but by extra meaning of what they did in their profession.
 Yes Kiarie!
its Go Extra Mile!

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