The Fruit of the Tree of Life
Copyright 2020 by Schadrac
Junior Ondongo Bongo
upon a time, a forbidden city in which all the treasures of the world
resided. And in this city, there was a Great King by the name of
was the King of all Kings, and lived in the most beautiful city made
with his own hands to which all human presence was prohibited. For in
the city, there were only immortals. Hence, the presence of humans
was forbidden for fear that man could eat the fruit of the tree of
life, and that he might drink the extract of eternal life.
Hanks was a shy and very reserved young man who lived in the city of
Amsterdam. Having had a very good childhood, James always had a
problem with women. For at thirty-five, he still had not had a
romantic relationship. In his neighborhood, there was a woman by the
name of Elisabeth Parker, whom James madly secretly loved.
Parker was a very beautiful and fulfilled woman with a strong
character. And it was because of her character that she had always
had problems in her couples relationships. Hence, she was still
five years of neighborhoods, James and Elisabeth hardly spoke to each
other. James because of his shyness or what we might call fear of
women was really impressed with Elisabeth. And said: Certainly,
Elisabeth is not of my size or my category.
himself, James lived his love for Elisabeth only in his imagination.
One day, James was with one of his friends, and Elisabeth was passing
by. Seeing how James looked at Elisabeth, the friend in question said
to him: By the way you look at this woman (Elisabeth), I see that you
are in love with her.
James replied: Yes, I love her. But I don't know how to declare my
flame to her, I don't know how to confess my feelings to her.
his friend said to him: First, you must have confidence in yourself.
Don't get yourself wrong, saying that a woman like her can't love a
man like you. Love is not titles; it is not fortune, it is not
physical appearance or all material things. No, love is first of all
a state of mind, the alchemy, a fullness of happiness and good
sensations that invade our whole being. The material and physical
to his friends' speech, James thinks it was time for him to jump into
the river in order to have his first romantic relationship at
thirty-five. From where, he set out to conquer the beautiful
unfortunately, for James, every time he saw Elisabeth; words couldn't
get out of his mouth. In other words, he became dumb. Hence, all the
things he did to make Elizabeth notice her were doomed to fail.
James continued to live his beautiful romance with Elisabeth only in
his imagination. There at least, there are no barriers he said.
day, on returning from the house, Elisabeth had a problem with her
car which had stopped suddenly. Not knowing what to do, she called
mechanics but unfortunately for her, not all were available.
she was worried about what she would do, Elisabeth saw her neighbor
James and called him. James opening the hood of Elizabeth's car
immediately knew what was wrong and fixed it. Elisabeth to show
gratitude to James invited him to dinner and James agreed.
James, this dinner was the opportunity he had been waiting for to get
closer to Elisabeth so that his dreams could come true.
put on his best suit and put on his perfume (something he never did)
to please Elisabeth. In their conversation, Elisabeth said to James:
have been neighbors for a long time, but you never dared to speak to
me. I thought you had a problem with me or you were taking me away...
replied: No, I have no problem with you. And Elisabeth replied: Why
didn't you speak to me then?
replied: I am rather shy and very reserved. But that doesn't mean
that I don't like people. Just that it's my nature and I can't help
replied: Okay, I understand!
James concluded by saying: Beneath this timid shell perhaps hides a
formidable person. And Elisabeth said: Yes, perhaps.
time the two got to know each other, and Elisabeth fell madly in love
with James, whom he called: My brandy. Since I saw you said she, I
have never been thirsty.
years after their first dinner, James and Elisabeth got married.
Everything was going well in their household, until the day when
during a medical examination discovered that Elizabeth had cancer and
that it was in the terminal phase. And the doctors only gave her
three months to live.
after so much time dreaming of Elizabeth and their lives together,
helplessly, watches cancer swept his sweetheart away and at the same
time destroy all his dreams. And James cried!
himself together, James began to think about what he could do to save
his beloved. And came to the conclusion that, his last chance to save
Elisabeth was to take the fruit of the tree of life in the forbidden
the problem was that James didn't know where the city was. And even
if he found the city, he was not as sure as he would be allowed to
enter since the city was forbidden to men.
a month of research, James found the city. So with his wife Elisabeth
(sick), they went to the city. Once in front of the city, they saw
superior beings to the men who said to them: Go back where you come
spoke up and said: My wife Elisabeth who is here is going to die
soon. I implore your mercy so that you may give her the fruit of the
tree of life and that she may live. I love her, and I don't want to
beings superior to the men answered: You are weak, here there is no
mercy. Laws were made to be respected. Go away, otherwise we will
beings superior to men wanted to strike James and his Wife, the Great
King seated on the throne said: No, do not kill them! Their love is
sincere and genuine. Give them the fruit of the tree of life so that
his wife may heal from her illness. For they found favor in my eyes.
is how Elizabeth was healed and later gave birth to twins. And James
realized his dream: To build a happy family with Elisabeth.
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