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Michaelangelo:

In 1502 in Florence Italy there was a large block of marble given to a church in Santa Maria, the church immediately hired who they thought was a professional to sculpt this enormously huge piece of rock. The man was not a professional and soon after commencing this great task the man drilled a whole right at the bottom destroying this magnificent piece of marble so that the church decided just to drape a huge sheet over it not know what else to do, since it had been damaged beyond recognition and repair. A certain man, Michaelangelo caught word of this large stone and how it had been destroyed, so out of curiousity he went to check it out and thought "hey I think i can do something here" and after time he began to work and sculpt; and what was once thought to be a lost cause became one of the greatest statues of David ever built. There are young poeple today who feel like that gigantic slab of marble, things have been done to them and something is broken inside. But in the capable hands of the Master, they can be molded into all that Jesus has called them to be.

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