There was a nip in the air that moonlit night when my friend Barbara and her husband set out to explore their new farm.
The property was finally theirs and, too excited to wait for the light of day, they decided to go and check it out.
The old dairy barn they now owned was without electricity, but that didn’t deter them from having a “look” around.
Spreading out their hands in front of them, they felt their way around, taking in the smells of the place.
When Barbara’s hands approached a closed door, she was tempted to pull up the wooden latch and check out what lay on the other side.
A warning flashed inside her then, and instead of going with her first impulse, she decided to move on in a different direction.
The next morning, Barbara went to the barn again – wanting to see it in the light of day. Coming across the door, she decided to open it this time.
Gasping, she quickly realized what would have been her fate had she not listened to the warning she got the night before.
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