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A collection of quotes, sayings and other wisdom all found in the mail.

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ALMOST CHRISTIAN

The almost christian spends his life

With constant burden of sacrifice

He rises early to make amends

For everything he knows is sin

He goes to church and pays his tithe

And despies what he calls compromise

The almost christian fits the mold

But there's no change to his heart

And his soul

 

You either know me or you don't

You'll either defend me or you won't

I want you to come to my sheep fold

I want to change your heart

And your soul

 

The almost christian can learn to speak

In religious terms that astound the weak

He can build and organize

To defend himself from compromise

He can rise and stand his ground

Til he feels that justice has been found

The almost christian can be very bold

But there's no change to his heart

And his soul

 

But the almost christian never feels

The freedom from his own fears

He never feels that blessed release

That comes to those who inherit peace

And no matter how he strives to relate

He'll never see the pearly gate

Cause without the trust he never knows

There'll be no change to his heart

And his soul

 

You either know me or you don't

You'll either defend me or you won't

Come to the door of my sheep fold

And I will change your heart

And your soul

author unknown

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THE COCOON

A man found a cocoon of a butterfly. One day a small opening appeared. He sat and watched the butterfly for several hours as it struggled to force its body through that little hole.

Then it seemed to stop making any progress. It appeared as if it had gotten as far as it could and it could go no farther. Then the man decided to help the butterfly, so he took a pair of scissors and snipped off the remaining bit of the cocoon.

Then the butterfly emerged easily. But it had a swollen body and small, shriveled wings. The man continued to watch the butterfly because he expected that at any moment the wings would enlarge and expand to be able to support the body, which would contract in time. Neither happened! In fact, the butterfly spent the rest of its life crawling around with a swollen body and shriveled wings.

It was never able to fly.

What the man in his kindness and haste did not understand was that the restricting cocoon and the struggle for the butterfly to get through the tiny opening were God's way of forcing fluid from the body of the butterfly into its wings so that it would be ready for flight once it achieved its freedom from the cocoon.

Sometimes struggles are exactly what we need in our life.

If God allowed us to go through our life without any obstacles, it would cripple us. We would not be as strong as what we could have been and we could never fly.

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COMPUTER PRAYER

Every evening
As I'm laying here in bed
This tiny little prayer
Keeps running thru my head:

God bless my mom and dad
And bless my little pup
And look out for my brother
When things aren't looking up.

And God, there's one more thing
I wish that you could do
Hope ya don't mind me asking
But please bless my 'puter too??

Now I know that's not normal
To bless a mother board
But just listen a second
While I explain to you, my Lord

You see, that little metal box
Holds more than odds & ends
Inside those small compartments
Rest hundreds of my 'BEST FRIENDS'

Some it's true I've never seen
And most I've never met
We've never exchanged hugs
Or shared a meal as yet....
I know for sure they like me
By the kindness that they give
And this little scrap of metal
Is how I travel to where they live

By faith is how I know them
Much the same as you
I share in what life brings them
From that our friendship grew

"PLEASE" take an extra minute
From your duties up above
To bless this scrap of metal
That's filled with so much love!

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Don`t miss it!

God, are you real?

The little child whispered

"God, speak to me!"

And a meadowlark sang.

But the child did not hear.

 

So the child yelled

"God, speak to me!"

And the thunder rolled across the sky

But the child did not listen.

 

The child looked around and said,

"God, let me see you!"

And a star shone brightly

But the child did not notice.

 

And the child shouted,

"God, show me a miracle!"

And a life was born

But the child did not know.

 

So the child cried out in despair,

"Touch me God, and let me know you are here!"

Whereupon God reached down

And touched the child.

 

But the child brushed the butterfly away

And walked away unknowingly.

 

Oftentimes, the things we seek are right under our noses.

Don't miss out on your blessing because it isn't packaged the way that you expect.

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