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Memo From God
“I am God. Today I will be handling all of your problems.
Please remember that I do not need your help.
If life happens to deliver a situation to you
that you cannot handle, do not attempt to resolve it.
Kindly put it into the SFGTD
(Something for God to Do) box.
It will be addressed in My time, not yours.
Once the matter is placed into the box,
do not hold onto it or remove.
Holding on or removal will delay the resolution
of your problem.
If it is a situation that you think
you are capable of handling,
please consult with me in prayer,
to be sure that it is the proper resolution.
Because I do not sleep nor do I slumber,
there is no need for you to lose any sleep.
Rest, my child.
If you need to contact me, I am only a prayer away.”
— Author Unknown
Be Happy With What You Have
Should you find it hard to get to sleep tonight,
Just remember the homeless family
who has no bed to lie in.
Should you find yourself stuck in traffic, don’t despair.
There are people in this world for whom driving
is an unheard of privilege.
Should you have a bad day at work,
think of the man who has been out of work for years.
Should you despair over a relationship gone badly,
think of the person who has neverknown what it’s like
to love and be loved in return.
Should you grieve the passing of another weekend,
think of the woman in dire straits,
working twelve hours a day,
seven days a week, to feed her children.
Should your car break down,
leaving you miles away from assistance,
think of the paraplegic who would love
the opportunity to take that walk.
Should you notice a new gray hair in the mirror,
think of the cancer patient in chemo
who wishes she had hair to examine.
Should you find yourself at a loss and
pondering what is life all about,
asking, “What is my purpose?”, be thankful.
There are those who didn’t live long enough
to get the opportunity.
Should you find yourself the victim of other people’s
bitterness, ignorance, smallness, or insecurities,
remember, things could be worse. You could be them!
Should you decide to send this to a friend,
you might brighten someone’s day!
— Author Unknown