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Thank You Lord!!!

Even though I clutch my blanket and growl when the alarm rings each morning,  Thank You, Lord, that I can hear. For there are those who are deaf. Even though I keep my eyes tightly closed against the morning lights as long as possible,  Thank You, Lord. that I can see. For there are those that are blind. Even though I huddle in my bed and put off the physical effort of rising,  Thank You, Lord, that I have the strength to rise. For there are those who are bedfast. Even though the first hour of my day is hectic, when socks are lost, toast is burned, tempers are short,  Thank You, Lord, for my family. For there are many who are lonely. Even though our breakfast table never looks like the pictures in the magazines, and the menu at times unbalanced,  Thank You, Lord, for the food we have. For there are many who are hungry. Even though the routine of my job is often monotonous,  Thank You, Lord, for the opportunity to work. For there are many who have no work. Even though I grumble and bemo

I Talked to God Today

The following story is based upon a true story given to us by a co-worker many years ago. It was originally posted in a monthly newsletter that we had in publication. I thought it was time to share it with an even broader audience. I hope you like it. I TALKED TO GOD TODAY My grandson is four years old. One night he pulled up a stool and stood up by the sink while his mother was finishing the dishes. He told his mother, "Mom, I talked to God today." She asked, "Where were you when you talked to God?" He said, "At the zoo." "We didn't go to the zoo today," she replied. "Yes we did," he said. After a few moments of trying to tell him that they had not gone to the zoo, she finally gave in. "Ok, what did God say to you," she said. The son stated, "God told me that He made me, you, brother, and Daddy." His mother returned, "That's right. He did. And did God say that He loves you?" "Yes Ma'am,&qu

Walking Through the Woods

An atheist was walking through the woods admiring all that the "accident of evolution" had created. "What majestic trees! What powerful rivers! What beautiful animals!" he said to himself. As he was walking alongside the river he heard a rustling in the bushes behind him. As he turned to look, he saw a 7-foot grizzly bear charging towards him. He ran as fast as he could up the path. He looked over his shoulder and saw that the bear was closing in on him. He tried to run even faster, so scared that tears were coming to his eyes. He looked over his shoulder again, and the bear was even closer. His heart was pounding frantically as he tried to run even faster, but he tripped and fell to the ground. He rolled over to pick himself up and saw the bear right on top of him, raising his paw to kill him. At that instant, he cried out "Oh my God!" Just then, time stopped. The bear froze, the forest fell silent, the river stopped moving. A bright light shone upon the