Wednesday, April 21, 2010

MY PRAYER, LORD

MY PRAYER, LORD

Dear God,
I am only a sitter Lord
But more I want to be
Help me Lord to be a guide
In the lives of these I am to lead.

And when I become angry
Give me that strength to calm myself
Lest I show reproach
And scold or spank
Or whatever the chastise may be
Help me Lord to always be fair
And show love at all times.

I know dear Lord, that many times
They try my patience
But when I correct help me dear Lord
To remember how many ways
I try your patience.

Help me, lord to always remember
The love thou hast for me
A love greater than all love combined
Is thy love for me.

Help me lord in some way to show they love
To these three loves of mine
That while they grow up
They might follow the path to thee.

Yes I am a sitter Lord but
That the Lord you’re there to watch over me.
Amen.
Betty A. Callahan
Written in 1973 or early 74.

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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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