The alarm rings at 5:55 am. The blinding incandescent light turns on. The bed buzzes and Sara, the Sexy Voice, counts down from five before retracting it into the wall. I roll to the floor. It’s not the hit but the cold tiles that finish the job of awaking me.
“Good morning,” Sara says empathically.
“G-good morning.” I yawn.
“Are you ready for another exciting day?”
I nod eyes shut and wave my hand to the camera at the top corner of the cramped room.
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A purpose. Everything has a purpose.
Pleased with the creation, God lied bellow the shadow of a leafy cedar.
“Lord, you brought me here to irradiate light to your kingdom, casting away the darkness for who will come after,” said the Sun.
“You know my wishes,” said God with deep voice. “You will be the inexhaustible light, that will leave its print in the shadow of the man that walk the day.”
My father told me that story, that was told to him by the eldest man in earth. Like him, I believe that the man has a purpose, an entrustment assigned by God to every one of us.
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