A heartfelt thank you, a short thought (A religous tone so please don't read if it will affend you)

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CheerDad
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   Posted 4/13/2005 2:27 PM (GMT -7)   
Thank you all for helping me through a difficult week last week. A freind sent me this and thought it might help some of you as you face the storms we call life.
 
"In a sense all of us are in the middle of our own novels, our own life stories. Sometimes our stories feel very intense, and we would like to read ahead to know our own end, to make sure that everything is going to turn out all right. While we don't know the particular details of our life's experiences, fortunately we do know something about our futures, 'Search diligently, pray always, and be believing, and all things shall work together for your good, if ye walk uprightly.'

This stunning promise from the Lord that all things shall work together for our good is repeated many times in the scriptures, particularly to people or prophets who are suffering through the trials of their own life stories."
 
Susan W. Tanner, May 2004
 


 
We can respond to irritation with a smile instead of scowl, or by giving warm praise instead of icy indifference. By our being understanding instead of abrupt, others, in turn, may decide to hold on a little longer rather than to give way. Love, patience, and meekness can be just as contagious as rudeness and crudeness.
 
Randy

Post Edited (CheerDad) : 4/13/2005 6:26:52 PM (GMT-6)


AlwaysRosie
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   Posted 4/13/2005 5:13 PM (GMT -7)   
Oh Randy . . . that is a treasure! Thanks for sharing. I hope things are coming along for you and your family!! You continue to be in my prayers.

Blessings!
In His Grip,
AlwaysRosie
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dbab
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   Posted 4/13/2005 9:11 PM (GMT -7)   
Randy, That was beautiful. Thank you for sharing that. It gives us something to think about. :)
"Slow down and everything you are chasing will come around and catch you."
- John De Paola

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