I hope they will make your day, too!*
Once all the villagers decided to pray for rain. On the day of prayer all the people gathered, but only one boy came with an umbrella. That’s faith.
When you toss babies in the air, they laugh because they know you will catch them. That’s trust.
Every night we go to bed without any assurance of being alive the next morning, but still we set our alarms to wake up. That’s hope.
We plan big things for tomorrow in spite of scant knowledge of the future. That’s confidence.
We see the world suffering, but still we get married and have children. That’s love.
On an old man’s shirt was written the sentence: “I am not 80 years old; I am sweet 16 with 64 years of experience.” That’s attitude.
To all of you who are “sweet 16 with a few years of extra experience,” have a great day and be blessed with Christ’s love. Freely you have received – freely give.
* I have seen most of these six insights at various times. These came to me from a friend who forwarded them to me. There was no source attributed, probably because they are public domain ideas that are just out there in the “cloud.” If anyone knows an original source, let me know.
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