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    jrae Guest

    the little things

    > As you might know, the head of a
    company survived 9-1-1 because his son
    > started kindergarten.

    > Another fellow was alive because it was
    > His turn to
    bring donuts.
    > One woman was late because her
    Alarm clock didn't go off in time.
    > One was late
    because of being stuck on the NJ Turnpike Because of an auto
    > One of them
    > Missed his bus.

    > One spilled food on her clothes and had to take Time to
    > One's
    > Car wouldn't start.

    > One went back to
    > Answer the telephone.

    > One had a child that dawdled
    > And didn't get ready as
    soon as he should have.
    > One couldn't
    > Get a
    > The one that struck me was the man
    > Who put on a
    new pair of shoes that morning, Took the various means to get
    > to work
    But before he got there, he developed a blister on his foot.
    > He stopped
    at a drugstore to buy a Band-Aid.
    > That is why he is alive today.

    > Now when I am
    > Stuck in traffic ,
    > Miss an
    > Turn back to answer a ringing telephone...
    > All the
    little things that annoy me.
    > I think to myself,
    > This is exactly
    > God wants me to be at this very moment ...
    > Next
    time your morning seems to be
    > Going wrong,
    > The children
    are slow getting dressed,
    > You can't seem to find the car keys,
    You hit every traffic light,
    > Don't get mad or frustrated;
    > God is
    at work watching over you.
    > May God continue to bless
    > With all those annoying little things
    > And may you remember
    their possible purpose.

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    This reminds me of a passage in the Bible.

    I hope no one is offended by my posting this here.

    Ecclesiastes 3:1-8

    1 To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven:
    2 A time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to pluck up that which is planted;
    3 A time to kill, and a time to heal; a time to break down, and a time to build up;
    4 A time to weep, and a time to laugh; a time to mourn, and a time to dance;
    5 A time to cast away stones, and a time to gather stones together; a time to embrace, and a time to refrain from embracing;
    6 A time to get, and a time to lose; a time to keep, and a time to cast away;
    7 A time to rend, and a time to sew; a time to keep silence, and a time to speak;
    8 A time to love, and a time to hate; a time of war, and a time of peace.

    Better yet, a band called The Byrds published Turn, Turn, Turn. in 1965. It uses this scripture as a basis for the song.


    Here's the band The Byrds performing the song.


    Choose The Right. When you're doing whats right, then you have nothing to worry about.

    Not a LEO

    In memory of Sgt. Howard K. Stevenson 1965 - 2005. Ceres Police Dept.
    In memory of Robert N. Panos 1955 - 2008 Ceres Police Dept.



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