Narrative Essay On Susan The Sea

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The significance of the body

“I hate my life” Fred said with exasperation, “all I do is sit around like a bump on a log while the neon fish swim happily about, and to top it all off, I look like poop and eat algae. I know this is why Phyllis the Fish Man traded me for Susan the Seahorse. Cant a plecostomus get some respect?”

“Get over here Fred!” Larry cacophonously shouted, “I need you to do something for me.”

Larry the freshwater angelfish always antagonized Fred and reminded him how unimportant his contribution to the tank was, even though Fred did everything. All the other fish did was poop and sleep while Fred was busy eating all their nasty algae. Unfortunately, he could not eat anything but algae due to his gluten intolerance.

“What is it now Larry?” Fred inquired, “what derogatory remarks do you have for me today?”

“Actually, not
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“I love you Fred, and I do forgive you. I respect your efforts in the tank. If it was not for you I would be dead already. When I said all those awful things to you, I was dealing with my own problems, and took my anger and bitterness out on you. Please forgive me.”

The two fish embraced and began to laugh about their childish mistakes. Larry invited Fred over to dinner, he had some dried shrimp, while Fred munched on Larry’s five year old algae filled boat.

The two fish did indeed did learn the lesson of what it means to be a body. Everyone has a part to play in life, no matter how big or small. Larry learned that to receive recognition for your actions you must be willing to give it. By putting God first, then men, then yourself, you are doing what God has instructed you to. Often times, Christians let their pride and emotion get in the way of serving the Lord. Let us build one another up in strength and faith. “Proverbs 27:17 says, “As iron sharpens irons, so a man sharpens the countenance of his

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