Two traveling angels stopped to spend a night in the
home of a wealthy
The family was rude and refused to let the angels
stay in the mansion's
Instead the angels were given a space in the cold
As they made their bed on the hard floor, the older
angel saw a hole in
wall and repaired it.
When the younger angel asked why, the older angel
aren't always what they seem."
The next night the pair came to rest at the house of
a very poor, but
hospitable farmer and his wife.
After sharing what little food they had the couple
let the angels sleep
their bed where they could have a good night's rest.
When the sun came up
the next morning the angels found the farmer and his
wife in tears.
Their only cow,
whose milk had been their sole
lay dead in the
The younger angel was infuriated and asked the older
"how could you
have let this happen!?
The first man had everything, yet you helped him,"
family had little but was willing to share
everything, and you let their
"Things aren't always what they seem,"
"When we stayed in the basement of the mansion,
noticed there was gold
stored in that hole in the wall.
Since the owner was so obessed with greed and
unwilling to share his good
I sealed the wall so he wouldn't find it.
Then last night in the farmers bed,
the angel of
death came for his wife.
I gave him the cow instead.
Things aren't always what
Sometimes this is exactly what happens when things
don't turn out the
If you have faith,
you just need to trust that every
outcome is always to
You might not know it until some time later.
Think About This:
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;
There are people in this world for whom driving is an unheard of
Should you have a bad day at work;
think of the man who has been out of work for the last three months
Should you despair over a relationship gone bad;
think of the person who has never known what it's like to love and be loved in
Should you grieve the passing of another weekend;
think of the woman in dire straits,
working twelve hours a day,
seven days a week for $15.00 to feed her family
Should your car break down,
leaving you mile away from assistance;
think of the paraplegic who would love the oppertunity to take
Should you notice a new gray hair in the mirror,
have a bad hair day,
or complain of a bad "do" from the salon,
think of the cancer patient in chemo,
who wishes he or she had hair to examine.
Should you find yourself at a loss and pondering what is life all about,
"What is my purpose,"
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;
things could be worse.
You Could Be Them!!!
God being defined as the
perfect, omnipotent, omniscient
originator and ruler of the universe
and the principal object of
faith and worship in Christianity.
God is not defined as an idol ("god")
or one of many Gods or gods.
God is not defined as ones self.
Don't take life so serious...
It's not Permanent!
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