“Who do you think you are telling me to…” Okay, I’ll admit it. I’m guilty. There have been times when this thought danced in my mind while outwardly, I patiently smiled and listened while I was being corrected or critiqued. If we’re not careful, it would be easy to dismiss whatever criticisms are given, whether valid or invalid by thinking, “Who does this person think he is? After all, I’m the professional here. What does this person know?” Continue reading
Two little teardrops were floating down the river of life. One teardrop asked the other, “Who are you?”
“I’m a teardrop from a girl who loved a man and lost him. But who are you?”
The first teardrop replied, “I’m a teardrop from the girl who got him.”
Life is like that. We cry over the things we cannot have, but we might cry twice as much if we received them.
There is ample proof, even apart from the Bible, that receiving what we want does not always work for the best. Take, for instance, Buddy Post of Oil City, Pennsylvania. In 1988, Buddy won the lottery amounting to $16.2 million. Continue reading