Sunday, October 23, 2011

Beautiful Blessings

One day a very wealthy father took his son to a very humble farm home. The father wanted the son to see and appreciate everything they have. For the son was never near poverty. The father decided to spend one day and one night with his son at this very humble home.

On the next day after spending the night and returning to their beautiful mansion, the father wanted to hear his son’s reaction towards the educating trip.

Father: So son what do you think about the trip? Did you see how poor people live?

Son: Yes father.

Father: What do you think? What have you learned from this trip?

Son: I have learned that they have four dogs and we only have one.
I have learned that we have a small garden and they have an entire forest.
I have learned that we have a small stream on our back yard and they have a full river that has no end.
I have learned that our back yard goes to the end of our property and they have an entire horizon.
I have learned that we have lamps on our back yard to keep us from the dark and they have the stars.

The son continues his reply and said: Thank you father for showing me how poor we really are.

[Author Unknown]

Hebrews 13:5 … Let your conversation be without covetousness; and be content with such things as ye have: for he hath said, I will never leave thee, nor forsake thee.

Luke 12:15 … And he said unto them, Take heed, and beware of covetousness: for a man's life consisteth not in the abundance of the things which he possesseth.

1 John 2:16 … For all that is in the world, the lust of the flesh, and the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life, is not of the Father, but is of the world.

Matthew 6:19-21 … Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon earth, where moth and rust doth corrupt, and where thieves break through and steal: But lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust doth corrupt, and where thieves do not break through nor steal: For where your treasure is, there will your heart be also. ♥