Scripture: Jesus said, “Therefore do not worry
about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about itself. Each day has enough
trouble of its own.” Mt. 6:34, NIV
Observations at Random
On enjoying ill health: (such as “nothing stays
Nice and quiet.
Food bill is exceptionally low (non-existent, almost)
Reluctance to work not held against you.
Getting plenty of rest is admired. DOWNSIDE:
feel so good!
The best laid plans of mice and men
Oft go awry!
So, through sickness and health,
“Seek ye first the kingdom of God and His righteousness.“
If you can’t do one thing, do something else!
As New York Yankees catcher Yogi Bera is supposed to have said, “When you
come to a fork in the road --- take it!”
Ever notice that a seemingly short period of delightful
activity can generate such a byproduct (mess) that one despairs of ever
cleaning it up?
Acquaintances from my days of gainful employment invariably
inquire as to my ability to find something to occupy my time. My dilemma
is not one of substance, but of ranking.
(Ask if you don’t get it . . . I’m planting Seeds . . . !!!)
Said a thousand-legged worm,
As he he gave a little squirm,
“Has anybody seen a leg of mine?”
“If it can’t be found,
I will have to hop around
On the other nine hundred
. . . . If one missing among a thousand can send one stumbling, think of
the effect ‘missing one’ has on our congregation.
How many crows does it take to build a nest? I’ve no
idea, but watched as four of the birds moved tree-by-tree past our house,
with at least two carrying objects in their beaks.
I took some time to sit in the afternoon sunshine
and watch the bees carrying pollen into the hive.
Something is blooming, somewhere. Yes, I will take time to stop and smell
the ‘roses’, as I find them. All things are wonderful, in their own
way, as they are the creation of God.
‘O, twould be a far, far better place if we could take
Jesus’ advice, and let tomorrow worry about itself.
March 10, 2002
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