When I said to the Lord “I am so short of where you want me to be.” He gently answered “That’s okay. That’s all the farther you and I can walk together.”
When I said to the Lord “I don’t know who I am.” He gently answered “That’s okay. I know who you are.”
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What if God couldn’t take the time to bless us today because we couldn’t take the time to thank Him yesterday?
What if God decided to stop leading us tomorrow because we didn’t follow Him today?
What if we never saw another flower bloom because we grumbled when God sent the rain?
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LONG AGO IN A LAND FAR AWAY and unlike any you’ve ever seen, there lived a wise man named Shaddai. Shaddai was a large man with a tender heart. He had bright blue eyes and a long, thick beard. When He laughed, which is something He did often, His cheeks would lift until His
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somtime when all life’s lessons have been learned and sun and stars forever more have set the things which our weak judgements here have spurned the things o’er which we grieved with lashes wet will flash before us out of life’s dark night as stars shine most in deeper tints of blue, and we
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So there we were. Fifty 10 year old boys. In the Minnesota of mid-winter cold, packed on a school bus, heading for the big downtown YMCA. We were going swimming.
In can still sense the excitement, the “can hardly wait” anticipation. These were the days of owning the world, of being.
And we arrive
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A massive flood hit a small town near the Mississippi River. One levy in the river had broke, causing the flooding to occur while another levy was predicted to break in the hour.
A man who owned a house along the river stood on the roof of his house as water had engulfed the
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A basketball in my hands is worth about $19. A basketball in Michael Jordan’s hands is worth about $33 million.
It depends whose hands it’s in.
A baseball in my hands is worth about $6. A baseball in Mark Mcguire’s hands is worth $19 million.
It depends whose hands it’s in.
A tennis racket
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Imagine that there were no hunger And everyone had something to eat Imagine that there were no prejudice, And everyone was treated sweet Imagine that all the children had a place to play, Imagine all of their problems just faded away, Imagine that there were no diseases, And everyone lived to grow old. Imagine
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Jobs were hard to find in New York City in 1930. Just 19, I was fresh off the boat from Sweden and didnt speak any English.
When I’d boarded the train in my hometown of Karlskrona, Sweden, a woman next to me had asked, Where are you going?
America, I said. To make a
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I was walking down life’s highway a long time ago. One day I saw a sign that read `Heaven Grocery Store’.
As I got a little closer, the door came wide open, And when I came to myself, I was standing inside.
I saw a host of angels. They were standing everywhere. One handed
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