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Don't Forget to Feed the Fish

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This Xmas, I’d like to put up a tree in my heart, instead of hanging presents. I’d put names of all my friends. Close friends & not so close friends. The old friends, new friends. Those I see every day & ones I rarely see. The ones that I always remember & the ones I sometimes forget. The ones that are always there & the ones that seldom are. The friends of difficult times & the ones of happy times. Friends who, without meaning, I have hurt, or without meaning, have hurt me. Those that I know well & those I only know by name. Those that owe me little & those that I owe so much. My humble friends & my important friends. The names of all those that have passed through my life no matter how fleetingly. A tree with very deep roots, very long, strong branches so that their names may never be plucked from my heart. So that new names from all Over may join the existing ones. A tree with pleasant shade so that our friendship May take a moment of rest from the battles of life. …