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THE WORLD DOESN’T HATE YOU

After a tough and discouraging day at work, Melvin plopped himself on the couch and began wallowing in self-pity. His moaned to his wife, "Nobody cares about me. In fact, the whole world hates me."

Without even looking up from her work, Melvin’s wife replied, "That’s not true, honey. The whole world couldn’t possibly hate you, because most of them don’t even know you."

(Source: Houston Chronicle, 11/29/6, p.E2. From a sermon by Stephen Collins, "Part 3: Our Biggest Challenge" 1/14/2009)

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