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I know that I can get upset when things don't go "My Way".  I want what I want when I want it!  I found it interesting when a reader sent in this little "Tip" on being grateful for all that happens.  This, too, shall pass.  But, we should not always be so sure that where are is NOT where we are supposed to be.  Traffic jam, late for work, got to get the kids to school, long grocery lines, etc.  They may all have a purpose.  Look at this persons perspective and see what you thing!

The Little Things

As you might know, the head of a company survived
9/11 because his son started kindergarten.



Another fellow was alive because it was

his turn to bring donuts.



One woman was late because her

alarm clock didn't go off in time.


One was late because of being stuck on the NJ Turnpike
because of an auto accident.



One of them

missed his bus.



One spilled food on her clothes and had to take
time to change.



One's

car wouldn't start.


One went back to

answer the telephone.



One had a

child that dawdled.


and didn't get ready as soon as he should have.



One couldn't
get a taxi.



The one that struck me was the man

who put on a new pair of shoes that morning,

took the various means to get to work

but before he got there, he developed

a blister on his foot.


He
stopped at a drugstore to buy a band-aid.
That is why he is alive today.


Now when I am


stuck in traffic
,

turn back to answer a ringing telephone
..

all the little things that annoy me,

I think to myself,

God wants me to be

at this very moment..



Next time your morning seems to be

going wrong
,


the children are slow getting dressed,
you can't seem to find the car keys,
you hit every traffic light,
don't get mad or frustrated;
God is at work watching over you.

May God continue to bless you
with all those annoying little things
and may you remember their possible purpose.

Submitted by FM

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