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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A MountainWings Moment - Choose Your Words Well‏

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 ”Never forget. Each of your words is like a feather in the wind. Once spoken, no

amount of effort, regardless how heartfelt or sincere, can ever

return them to your mouth. Choose your words well and guard

them most of all in the presence of those you love.”

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Choose Your Words Well

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A certain good woman one day said something that hurt her best
friend of many years. She regretted it immediately and would
have done anything to have taken the words back. But they were
said impulsively in a moment of thoughtlessness, and as close
as she and her friend were, she didn’t consider the effects of
her words before hand.
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What she said hurt the friend so much that this good woman was
herself hurt for the pain she caused. In her effort to undo
what she had done, she went to an older, wiser woman in the
village, explained her situation, and asked for advice.
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The older woman listened patiently in an effort to determine
just how sincere the younger woman was, how far she was willing
to go to correct the situation. She explained that sometimes,
in order to put things back in order, great efforts must be made.
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She then asked, “Just what would you be willing to do to repair
the harm done?” The answer was heartfelt. “Anything!”
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Listening to her, the older woman sensed the younger woman’s
distress and knew she must help her. She also knew she could
never alleviate her pain by living her life for her, but she
could teach, if the younger woman would first listen and then
learn.
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She knew the outcome would depend solely on the character of the
younger woman. She said, “There are two things you need to do to
make amends. The first of the two is extremely difficult.
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Tonight, take your best feather pillows and open a small hole
in each one. Then, before the sun rises, you must put a single
feather on the doorstep of each house in town.
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When you are through, come back to me. If you’ve done the first
thing completely, I’ll tell you the second.”
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The young woman hurried home to prepare for her chore, even
though the pillows were very dear to her and very expensive.
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All night long, she labored alone in the cold. She went from
doorstep to doorstep, taking care not to overlook a single
house. Her fingers were frozen, the wind was so sharp it caused
her eyes to water, but she ran on through the darkened streets,
thankful there was something she could do to put things back the
way they once were.
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Finally as the sky was getting light, she placed the last
feather on the steps of the last house. Just as the sun rose,
she returned to the older woman.
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She was exhausted but relieved that her efforts would be
rewarded.
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“My pillows are empty. I placed a feather on the doorstep of

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A MountainWings Moment - The Wisdom of Will Rogers‏

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The Wisdom of Will Rogers 

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Don’t squat with your spurs on.

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Good judgment comes from experience, and a lot of that comes
from bad judgment.

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Lettin’ the cat outta the bag is a whole lot easier ‘n puttin’
it back in.

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If you’re ridin’ ahead of the herd, take a look back every now
and then to make sure it’s still there.

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If you get to thinkin’ you’re a person of some influence, try
orderin’ somebody else’s dog around.

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After eating an entire bull, a mountain lion felt so good he
started roaring. He kept it up until a hunter came along and
shot him…….The moral: When you’re full of bull, keep your
mouth shut.

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Never kick a cow chip on a hot day.

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There’s two theories to arguin’ with a woman.
Neither one works.

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If you find yourself in a hole, the first thing to do is stop
diggin’.

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Never slap a man who’s chewin’ tobacco.

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It don’t take a genius to spot a goat in a flock of sheep.

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Always drink upstream from the herd.

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When you give a lesson in meanness to a critter or a person,
don’t be surprised if they learn their lesson.

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When you’re throwin’ your weight around, be ready to have it

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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

How Much Dirt?‏

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How Much Dirt?

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Let’s test your Mathematical skills….

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Calculate the amount of dirt in the following size hole in cubic
feet or cubic yards:
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6 ft long x 3 ft wide x 18 inches deep

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Don’t use pencil or paper; calculate it in your head.
This tests raw calculating ability.

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Scroll down for the answer…

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Comments (0) Feb 03 2013

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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