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HAVE YOU READ THE STORY ABOUT THE KING'S SERVANT THAT ALWAYS GAVE THANKS

AND SAID: "THIS IS GOOD!"

The King had a special servant that always traveled with him. The King loved being around this

servant as he was always upbeat and positive. The man always said kind things and was quick

to edify and encourage others.

The King would wake up in the morning and his servant would run to him and say: "THIS IS A

GOOD DAY. WE ARE ALIVE. THIS IS GOOD, IT IS REALLY GOOD!"

The King ate breakfast and the servant said: " THIS IS GOOD, IT IS REALLY GOOD!"

When the King came out in his royal clothes: His servant said: "YOU LOOK SO GOOD TODAY!

THIS IS GOOD, IT IS REALLY GOOD"

When people came to the King and complained and the King would listen. The servant would

visit with the King and tell him how blessed they were and nothing was as bad as it first appeared.

Then the servant would say: " THIS IS GOOD, IT IS REALLY GOOD!"

The King loved hunting with his bow an arrow. His little servant was there by his side.

The King would have great success, and his servant would say:

" THIS IS GOOD, IT IS REALLY GOOD!"

At night as the servant prepared the King for his rest, the servant would always say:

" THIS IS A GOOD DAY, IT HAS BEEN A REALLY GOOD!"

ONE DAY THE KING JUMPED UP ON HIS HORSE AND WAS RIDING AROUND THE

KINGDOM, AND HIS SERVANT SAID: " THIS IS GOOD, IT IS REALLY GOOD!"

The King decided to practice with his bow and arrows. So the men dismounted and

the servant gave the King his bow and the razor sharp arrows. Something happened and

the KING CUT OFF HIS RIGHT THUMB. The King was bleeding and the situation looked terrible.

The attendants got the bleeding stopped and the KING WAS IN GREAT PAIN.

His servant said: " THIS IS GOOD, IT IS REALLY GOOD!"

In great anger the King did not want to hear that garbage and the King threw his servant

into prison. THE SERVANT WAS ALWAYS BY THE SIDE OF THE KING, BUT THE KING

DID NOT DESIRE TO HEAR: " THIS IS GOOD, IT IS REALLY GOOD!" He knew better!

The King was out in the country side far from the palace and it started to get dark.

The King's party got lost and went deeper and deeper into a dangerous area.

THE NEXT MORNING THE KING CRAWLED OUT OF HIS TENT TO REALIZE THEY WERE

IN THE MIDDLE OF THE AREA WHERE SERIOUS CANNIBALS LIVED.

The King knew he was in for big trouble when the flesh eating human beings gathered around him

and took him back to the village to COOK HIM and EAT HIM.

They had a huge pot and built a huge fire under the pot. They prepared the King to be placed

in the boiling water. One of the CANNIBALS grabbed him by the hand and noticed his

right THUMB WAS CUT OFF.

The cannibal started screaming, they were VERY SUPERSTITIOUS and they believe a man with

his thumb cut off was bad magic. The cannibals immediately released the KING WITH NO THUMB.

The King jumped on his horse and returned to his camp.

The King remember the words of his servant said when his thumb was cut off:

" THIS IS GOOD, IT IS REALLY GOOD!"

The King now realized: " THIS IS GOOD, IT IS REALLY GOOD!" was truth! His thumb being cut

off saved his life.

THE KING RODE HIS HORSE AS FAST AS HE COULD TO THE PRISON AND RELEASED

HIS SERVANT THAT HAD BEEN LOCKED UP FOR OVER A YEAR.

The King explained to his servant that the cannibals were going to eat him, and when they saw his

thumb was gone they released him because they wanted no bad JU-JU.

The servant said: " THIS IS GOOD, IT IS REALLY GOOD!"

THE KING SAID: NO, THIS IS NOT GOOD, I HAD YOU LOCKED UP IN PRISON FOR SAYING:

" THIS IS GOOD, IT IS REALLY GOOD!" WHEN MY THUMB WAS CUT OFF.

The King said: THIS IS NOT GOOD, YOU HAVE BEEN IN PRISON.

THE SERVANT SAID: " THIS IS GOOD, IT IS REALLY GOOD!"

The King said, HOW IS THIS GOOD?

The servant said: " THIS IS GOOD, IT IS REALLY GOOD!" IF I HAD BEEN WITH YOU, WHEN

THEY REJECTED YOU BECAUSE OF YOUR MISSING THUMB, THEY WOULD HAVE

COOKED ME AND ATE ME. " THIS IS GOOD, IT IS REALLY GOOD!"


Life is about YOUR ATTITUDES. Your attitudes will determine your ALTITUDE...

YOU ARE NOT A TURKEY, YOU ARE AN EAGLE TO SOAR ABOVE THE STORMS

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