Liesbeth Leysen, MSc.

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The Shining Flower

The Shining Flower

Once upon a time, in a small village surrounded by hills and forests, there lived a curious 7-year-old girl named Lily. Lily had bright blue eyes that sparkled like morning dew and golden hair that danced in the wind. She loved exploring and learning new things.

One sunny morning, while she was wandering in the woods near her home, Lily found a hidden glade, a special place filled with colorful flowers. In the middle of this glade stood a magnificent flower, unlike any she had ever seen before. It had petals that sparkled like a gentle, warm light.

Lily touched the flower, and to her surprise, it could talk! The flower introduced itself as Lumina, the Shining Flower. Lumina said, "I've been waiting for someone like you, Lily. I can teach you how to shine."

Lily was excited and sat down beside Lumina. The flower explained that shining wasn't about being the brightest or prettiest. It was about being kind, brave, creative, and making friends.

Lumina told Lily that she needed to go on a special journey to find four shining qualities:

The Petal of Kindness: Lily learned that being nice to others, even in small ways, could make them happy. She helped a lost squirrel find its way home and comforted a friend who got hurt.

The Petal of Courage: To shine, Lily needed to be brave. She climbed a tall tree and helped her dad save a kitten stuck on the roof.

The Petal of Creativity: Lumina showed Lily that using her imagination and creativity could make the world more beautiful. Lily painted pictures, wrote stories, and sang songs that made people smile.

The Petal of Friendship: The Shining Flower explained that real shining came from making good friends. Lily reached out to new friends, listened to their stories, and shared her own adventures.

As days turned into weeks, Lily practiced each shining quality with all her heart. She saw Lumina glow brighter each day.

One evening, Lumina said, "You've done great, Lily. You've found the four shining qualities. Now, go out into the world and share your light."

With a determined spirit, Lily left the magical glade. She knew Lumina's lessons would guide her.

Years passed, and Lily became known in her village as the girl who made even the darkest days brighter with her kindness, courage, creativity, and friendship. She had truly learned how to shine, and her light touched everyone's hearts.

Though she had left the glade, Lily knew Lumina, the Shining Flower, still glowed, ready to inspire the next young soul who visited the enchanted forest, just like she had.

And so, the village, and the world, became a better place, one shining act at a time, all thanks to a curious 7-year-old girl and a magical flower that taught her the true meaning of radiance.


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Debasish Majumder

il y a 1 mois #7

lovely buzz @Liesbeth Leysen, MSc. ! enjoyed read. thank you for the buzz.

Franci 🐝Eugenia Hoffman

il y a 2 mois #6

Nature is magical and if we take the time to explore and take in all beauty it has to offer, we will learn how wonderful the world really is.

Ken Sylvia

il y a 2 mois #5

#4  I will do that…

Liesbeth Leysen, MSc.

il y a 2 mois #4

#2 hi Ken, explore and tell us about it. You make me curious. Thank you.

Liesbeth Leysen, MSc.

il y a 2 mois #3

#1 dear John, you are right. Most of us do. Happy you see value in the message I bring here. Thank you for your comments, time and the fact that you see the meaning behind it all.

Ken Sylvia

il y a 2 mois #2

Loved the story, Liesbeth. It ultimately reminded me that I haven't gone exploring in a while and I need to…

John Rylance

il y a 2 mois #1

We  are all looking for more light/radiance in our lives.

Your piece reminds us how to find it and nurture it

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