I ASKED, HE GAVE

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AND I WILL SEND SHOWERS, SHOWERS OF BLESSINGS,

WHICH WILL COME JUST WHEN THEY ARE NEEDED.

  EZEKIEL 34:26 (NLT)

 

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I asked for Strength…..And God gave me Difficulties to make me strong.

I asked for Wisdom…….And God gave me Problems to solve.

I asked for Prosperity…And God gave me a Brain and Brawn to work. 

I asked for Courage……And God gave me Danger to overcome.

I asked for Love………And God gave me Troubled people to help.

I asked for Favors…….And God gave me Opportunities.

I received nothing I wanted. I received everything I needed.

 

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Comments (0) Jan 30 2014

The Wife’s Cat

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A Jamaican man absolutely hated his wife’s cat and decided to get rid of it one day

by driving twenty blocks from his home and leaving it at the park.

 

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As he was getting home,

the cat was walking up the driveway.

 

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The next day he decided to drive the cat forty blocks away.

He put the beast out and headed home.

 

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Driving up his driveway, there was the cat!

 

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He kept taking the cat farther and farther away

and the cat would always beat him home.

 

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At last he decided to drive a much greater distance away,

turning right, then left, past bridges,

then make more right and left turns

until he was sure he was a safe distance

then left the cat there.

 

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Hours later the man calls home to his wife,

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Comments (0) Apr 14 2013

Reflections

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Only you Can Make The Right Things Happen In Your Life

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 You don’t need anyone else

to give your life direction.

You know what’s right for you.

Inside your heart exists

a special knowledge

of the plans you’ve made,

the hopes you have,

and the dreams you hold.

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You may be hesitant at times,

even fearful to go on,

but that’s a natural feeling

all of us go through.

What you need to remember

is what means the most to you

and how to keep alive your

hopes

and dreams.

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Then, with all the greatness

that is within you,

go in that new direction -

backed by your own faith,

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Comments (0) Feb 24 2013

A MountainWings Moment - No Need to Be Discouraged‏

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No Need to Be Discouraged

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As I was driving home from work one day, I stopped to watch a
local Little League baseball game that was being played in a
park near my home.
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As I sat down behind the bench on the first-base line, I asked
one of the boys what the score was.
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“We’re behind 14 to nothing,” he answered with a smile on his
face.
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“Really,” I said. “I have to say you don’t look very
discouraged.”
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“Discouraged?” the boy asked with a puzzled look.
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“Why should we be discouraged?
We haven’t even been up to bat yet.”
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Comments (0) Feb 24 2013

Mom : A heart touching story

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A poor couple who lived in a small village in Southern KENYA had only one son. They gave him the education they managed to afford and their son graduated as an Engineer from the nearby University..

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Eventually, he got married to a rich girl.

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Initially, they lived with his parents in the village. Soon the wife got tired of village life and persuaded the husband to move to the city and leave his old parents behind.

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As time passed by the husband saw an advertisement in the newspaper about a vacancy in Juba (Sudan).

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The Mother prayed God’s blessings for him and begged him not to forget them. He was successful and lived in Juba for years with his wife. Regularly, in the beginning, he sent money to his parents.

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Eventually with time, he stopped and forgot that his parents ever existed. Every Sunday he went to church to pray to God.  Everytime, immediately after prayer, he always envision someone in his dream, telling him that his prayer was not accepted.

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One day he related his story to his Pastor who advised him to go back to Kenya to visit his parents.

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The man flew to Sudan and reached the boundary of the village. Everything had changed. He could not locate his parents’ house. He asked a young boy about the whereabouts of his parents.

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The boy directed the man to a house and said: “In this house lives an old blind lady who lost her husband five years ago. I
also hear people saying that, she has a son who migrated to Sudan 40 years ago and never came back again.” The boy continued, “The Old lady has always been crying, longing to see her son.”  The son kept quiet and entered the home finding his mother on the
bed. He tip-toed as not to wake her up.

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He heard the mother whispering or mumbling something. He got closer to hear her voice. This is what the mother was saying:


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Comments (0) Dec 31 2012

The Wooden Bowl . . . (Very Sobering)!!!

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A frail old man went to live with his son, daughter-in-law, and a four-year old grandson. The old man’s hands trembled, his eyesight was blurred, and his step faltered.

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The family ate together nightly at the dinner table. But the elderly grandfather’s shaky hands and failing sight made eating rather difficult. Peas rolled off his spoon o­nto the floor. When he grasped the glass often milk spilled o­n the tablecloth.

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The son and daughter-in-law became irritated with the mess. “We must do something about grandfather,” said the son. I’ve had enough of his spilled milk, noisy eating, and food o­n the floor. So the husband and wife set a small table in the corner.

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 There, grandfather ate alone while the rest of the family enjoyed dinner at the dinner table. Since grandfather had broken a dish or two, his food was served in a wooden bowl. Sometimes when the family glanced in grandfather’s direction, he had a tear in his eye as he ate alone. Still, the o­nly words the couple had for him were sharp admonitions when he dropped a fork or spilled food.

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 The four-year-old watched it all in silence.

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One evening before supper, the father noticed his son playing with wood scraps o­n the floor. He asked the child sweetly, “What are you making?” Just as sweetly, the boy responded, “Oh, I am making a little bowl for you and mama to eat your food from when I grow up.” The four-year-old smiled and went back to work.

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 The words so struck the parents that they were speechless. Then tears started to stream down their cheeks. Though no word was spoken, both knew what must be done. That evening the husband took grandfather’s hand and gently led him back to the family table.

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For the remainder of his days he ate every meal with the family. And for some reason, neither

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Comments (0) Dec 27 2012