Three elderly ladies were discussing the trials of getting older.
One said, "Sometimes I catch myself with a jar of mayonnaise in my hand, standing in front of the refrigerator, and I can’t remember if I need to put it away or start making a sandwich."
The second lady chimed in, "Yes, sometimes I find myself on the landing of the stairs and can’t remember whether I was going up or down."
"Well," the third one said, "I’m glad I don’t have that problem -- knock on wood."
As she rapped her knuckles on the table she added, "That must be the door. I’ll get it!"
Whether it is our memory, our health, our finances, our relationships, our school or work situation, or whatever, we all face various struggles in life. Sometimes when things go badly, those trials can test our faith.
(SOURCE: Susan Blader, SermonCentral.com, "Grasping at Straws" 6/30/08)
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Contributed by Lorenzo Edwards on Feb 20, 2008
You have to understand this. If the enemy destroys your house, you can build another one. But if he kills your dreams if he destroys your visions. He can destroy your future. And I come to encourage the saints of God on today. Do not stand by and let