Thursday, May 7, 2009

GOD'S WONDERFUL WORLD

One night I lay out under the stars
In silent meditation
Concerning the beauties of this Earth
God's own creation.
The beautiful hills, and valleys so green
The beautiful rivers and lakes in between
The beautiful flowers and trees by day
The stars and moon by night
That cast their beams and bathed the earth
In silvery moonlight.
But while I lay there thinking
A flock of fleecy clouds sailed by
They parted slowly and the moon
Shone full from out of the sky.
As I gazed in admiration
At this wondrous sight
The fleecy clouds took smaller shapes
Like distant sheep at night.
Still thinking of God's handiwork
And of the solid rock
The moon became a Good Shepherd
To the snow white fleecy flock.
And the beautiful gorgeous sunsets
So colorful in scope
Could scarcely fail to prove
To any one the Christian's Hope.
God's paintings are so wonderful
They prove to us His Love
And that His never weary hand
Is still guiding from above.

by Elizabeth Calkins
October 6,1932
Before I was a twinkly in their eyes.

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3 Bullets

There once was a man who had nothing for his family to eat. He had an old rifle and three bullets.

So, he decided that he would go out hunting and kill some wild game for dinner.

As he went down the road, he saw a rabbit. He shot at the rabbit and missed it. The rabbit ran away.

Then he saw a squirrel and fired a shot at the squirrel, but missed it. The squirrel disappeared into a hole in a cottonwood treel.

As he went further, he saw a large, wild "Tom" turkey in the tree, but he had only one bullet remaining.

A voice spoke to him and said, "Pray first, aim high, and stay focused."

However, at the same time he saw a deer which was a better kill.

He brought the gun down and aimed at the deer. But, then he saw a rattlesnake between his legs, about to bite him, so he naturally brought the gun down further to shoot the rattlesnake.

Still, the voice said again to him, "I said, 'Pray, Aim high, and Stay focused."

So, the man decided to listen to God's voice.

He prayed, then aimed the gun high up in the tree, and shot the wild turkey.

The bullet bounced off the turkey and killed the deer.

The handle fell off the gun, hit the snake in the head, and killed it. And, when the gun had gone off, it knocked him into a pond.

When he stood up to look around, he had fish in all his pockets, a dead deer, and a turkey for his family to eat.

The snake, (Satan), was dead simply because the man listened to God.

Moral of the story:
Pray first before you do anything, aim and shoot high in your goals, and stay focused on God.

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Jesus, is our life, our Hope and Our Lord and Savior.
In Him do I trust. W/O Him I am lost and wondering around on this globe of existence without any life in me. W/Him, there is life, with Him there is Hope, with Him there is a place for me in heaven one day.

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