Daisy lived in a garden. She had beautiful pink petals and a long green stem.
She started as a tiny seed, but God sent the rain and sunshine to help her grow.
One day Daisy was sad because she had no friends.
“Will you be my friend?” she asked the bird hopping by. The bird looked at her and hopped away after a worm.
“Will you be my friend,” she asked a snake slithering in the grass. But he didn’t hear her.
Then she saw a caterpillar. “Will you be my friend,” Daisy asked. “Yes I will,” the caterpillar said as she crawled up her stem.
Daisy and the caterpillar spent many happy days together. One day Daisy woke up. “Caterpillar,” she called. But caterpillar didn’t answer.
She looked down at one of her leaves and saw a beautiful green sack, but no caterpillar.
She started to cry. Sunflower asked, “Daisy, what is wrong?” “Caterpillar is gone,” she said. “No she’s not, she’s right there on your leaf,” Sunflower said. “But that doesn’t look like her,” Daisy said. “Just wait,” Sunflower said.
So Daisy waited and waited and waited.
One day she heard a strange sound. She looked down at the sack on her leaf and saw a tiny head poke out. “Caterpillar,” she said. “Just a minute and I’ll be right out,” Caterpillar said.
Daisy watched as she came out of her sack. “What a great nap,” Caterpillar said as she unfolded beautiful black and orange wings. “Caterpillar, what beautiful wings you have,” Daisy said.
“Thank you but I am not Caterpiller anymore. I am Butterfly. “Will you still be my friend?” Daisy asked. “Of course,” Butterfly said.
Daisy watched as Butterfly spread out her wings and flew into the sky. Then she settled down on Daisy’s petals and sipped the sweet nectar from her center. “Daisy, thank you for being my friend,” Butterfly said. “Your welcome,” Daisy said.
Daisy was not sad anymore because she had found a friend.
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