A well known speaker started off his seminar by holding up a $20 bill.
In the room of 200, he asked, "Who would like this $20 bill?" Hands started going up. He said, "I am going to give this $20 to one of you but first, let me do this."
He proceeded to crumple the dollar bill up. He then asked, "Who still wants it?" Still the hands were up in the air. "Well," he replied, "What if I do this?" And he dropped it on the ground and started to grind it into the floor with his shoe.
He picked it up, now all crumpled and dirty.
"Now who still wants it?" Still the hands went into the air. "My friends, you have all learned a very valuable lesson. No matter what I did to the money, you still wanted it because it did not decrease in value. It was still worth $20. Many times in our lives, we are dropped, crumpled and ground into the dirt by the decisions we make and the circumstances that come our way. We feel as though we are worthless. But no matter what has happened or what will happen, you will never lose your value in God's eyes.
To Him, dirty or clean, crumpled or finely creased, you are still priceless to Him.
Psalm 17:8 states that God will keep us, "as the apple of His eye."
THOUGHT: The worth of our lives comes not in what we do or who we are but by WHOSE WE ARE!
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Anna: That's what you do davidssheep88. You plow through and get it done. ::lxQP6r:: If you need prayers, we have a section for that, and it seems to stay busy w/ guests in there. ::SRtMXu::
Jun 24, 2022 7:14:21 GMT
Anna: The Prayer request section has been moved. It is no longer included with the Praise section. I've been wanting to do that for a long time. I'm such a procrastinator. It's why we can't have nice things.
Jun 24, 2022 7:34:32 GMT
Anna: I hope all Americans are having a very nice Happy 4th of July weekend. Sorry I haven't been on much, I haven't been home much. ::Mp9fJC::
Jul 3, 2022 16:51:09 GMT
Anna: Getting closer to the weekend. ::n8Rcdq::
Jul 14, 2022 20:46:00 GMT
Anna: I hope everyone is having a nice weekend. ::gPBcdD::
Jul 16, 2022 6:31:04 GMT
davidsheep88: Hello there having A good day.
Jul 21, 2022 7:18:24 GMT
Anna: I hope ya'll are enjoying the music tonight. ::iFtk3E::
Jul 22, 2022 7:44:28 GMT
Anna: I hope everyone is resting in body spirit and mind; at least 2 out of 3.
Jul 23, 2022 22:12:18 GMT