Archive for July, 2007

Author: Unknown

A man was sleeping at night in his cabin when suddenly his room filled with light and the Savior appeared. The LORD told the man he had work for HIM to do, and showed him a large rock in front of his cabin. The LORD explained that the man was to push against the rock with all his might.

This the man did, day after day. For many years he toiled from sun up to sun down, his shoulders set squarely against the cold, massive surface of the unmoving rock, pushing with all his might. Each night the man returned to his cabin sore and worn out, feeling that his whole day had been spent in vain.

Seeing that the man was showing signs of discouragement, Satan decided to enter the picture by placing thoughts into the man’s mind such as: “You have been pushing against that rock for a long time, and it hasn’t budged. Why kill yourself over this? You are never going to move it.”

Thus giving the man the impression that the task was impossible and that he was a failure, these thoughts discouraged and disheartened the man even more. “Why kill myself over this?” he thought. “I’ll just put in my time, giving just the minimum effort and that will be good enough.”

And that he planned to do until one day he decided to make it a matter of prayer and take his troubled thoughts to the GOD. “LORD,” he said, “I have labored long and hard in your service, putting all my strength to do that which you have asked. Yet, after all this time, I have not even budged that rock by half a millimeter. What is wrong? Why am I failing?”

To this the LORD responded compassionately, “My friend, when I asked you to serve me and you accepted, I told you that your task was to push against the rock with all your strength, which you have done. Never once did I mention to you that I expected you to move it. Your task was to push. And now you come to me, with your strength spent, thinking that you have failed. But, is that really so? Look at yourself. Your arms are strong and muscled, your back sinewed and brown, your hands are callused from constant pressure, and your legs have become massive and hard. Through opposition you have grown much and your abilities now surpass that which you used to have. Yet you haven’t moved the rock. But your calling was to be obedient and to push and
to exercise your faith and trust in My wisdom. This you have done.”

“I, my friend, will move the rock,” says the LORD.

At times when we hear a word from GOD, we tend to use our own intellect to decipher what He wants, when actually what GOD wants is just simple obedience and faith in HIM…

“By all means, exercise the faith that moves mountains; but it is still GOD who moves the mountain.”

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Author: Unknown

An old man and his dog were walking down this dirt road with fences on both sides, they came to a gate in the fence and looked in, it was nice – grassy, woody areas, just what a ‘huntin’ dog and man would like, but, it had a sign saying ‘no trespassing’ so they walked on.

They came to a beautiful gate with a person in white robes standing there. “Welcome to Heaven” he said. The old man was happy and started in with his dog following him.

The gatekeeper stopped him. “Dogs aren’t allowed, I’m sorry but he can’t come with you.” “What kind of Heaven won’t allow dogs? If He can’t come in, then I will stay out with him. He’s been my faithful companion all his life, I can’t desert him now.

” “Suit yourself, but I have to warn you, the Devil’s on this road and he’ll try to sweet talk you into his area, he’ll promise you anything, but, the dog can’t go there either. If you won’t leave the dog, you’ll spend Eternity on this road ” So the old man and dog went on.

They came to a rundown fence with a gap in it, no gate, just a hole. Another old man was inside. “Excuse me Sir, my dog and I are getting mighty tired, mind if we come in and sit in the shade for awhile?” “Of course, there’s some cold water under that tree over there. Make yourselves comfortable ”

“You’re sure my dog can come in? The man down the road said dogs weren’t allowed anywhere.” “Would you come in if you had to leave the dog?” ” No sir, that’s why I didn’t go to Heaven, he said the dog couldn’t come in. We’ll be spending Eternity on this road, and a glass of cold water and some shade would be mighty fine right about now. But, I won’t come in if my buddy here can’t come too, and that’s final. ”

The man smiled a big smile and said “Welcome to Heaven.”
“You mean this is Heaven? Dogs ARE allowed? How come that fellow down the road said they weren’t?”

“That was the Devil and he gets all the people who are willing to give up a life long companion for a comfortable place to stay. They soon find out their mistake, but, then it’s too late. The dogs come here, the fickle people stay there. GOD wouldn’t allow dogs to be banned from Heaven. After all, HE created them to be man’s companions in life, why would he separate them in death?”

Moral Lesson:
Human beings always SUSPECT that God has the same way of thinking as us, such as God will kick an animal. God will take side to one religion, God will punish those who don’t worhip God the way one religion teaches, etc. In the reality, who knows? Only heaven knows.

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Seseorang yang mencintai kamu,
tidak bisa memberikan alasan mengapa ia mencintaimu
Dia hanya tau, di mata dia, kamulah satu satunya.

Seseorang yang mencintai kamu,
sebenarnya selalu membuatmu
marah / gila / jengkel / stress
Tapi ia tidak pernah tau hal bodoh apa yang sudah ia lakukan,
Karma semua yang ia lakukan adalah untuk kebaikanmu.

Seseorang yang mencintai kamu,
jarang memujimu, tetapi di dalam hatinya kamu adalah
yang terbaik, hanya ia yang tau.

Seseorang yang mencintai kamu,
akan marah – marah atau mengeluh jika kamu
tidak membalas pesannya atau telponnya,
karna ia peduli dan ia tidak ingin sesuatu terjadi ke kamu.

Seseorang yang mencintai kamu,
hanya menjatuhkan air matanya di hadapanmu.
Ketika kamu mencoba untuk menghapus air matanya,
kamu telah menyentuh hatinya, dimana hatinya selalu
berdegup / berdenyut / bergetar untuk kamu.

Seseorang yang mencintai kamu,
akan mengingat setiap kata yang kamu ucapkan
Bahkan yang tidak sengaja dan ia akan selalu
menggunakan kata – kata itu tepat waktunya.

Seseorang yang mencintai kamu,
Tidak akan memberikan janji apapun dengan mudah,
karna ia tidak mau mengingkari janjinya.
Ia ingin kamu untuk mempercayainya n
ia ingin memberikan hidup yang paling bahagia n
aman selama – lamanya.

Seseorang yang mencintai kamu,
selalu memberitahumu untuk tidak berpikir lebih banyak.
Karna ia sudah merencanakan semuanya untuk mu,
ia ingin memberikan kehidupan yang terbaik di masa mendatang.
Ia ingin memberikanmu suatu kejutan,
percayalah dia dapat melakukannya.

Seseorang yang mencintai kamu,
mungkin tidak bisa mengingat kejadian / kesempatan
istimewa seperti perayaan hari ulang tahunnya,
tapi ia tau bahwa setiap detik yang ia lalui
ia mencintai kamu, tidak peduli hari apakah hari ini.

Seseorang yang mencintai kamu,
tidak mau berkata aku mencintaimu dengan mudah,
karna segalanya yang ia lakukan untuk kamu adalah untuk
menunjukkan bahwa ia siap mencintaimu,
tetapi ia akan mengatakan kata
I Love You pada situasi yang special,
karna ia tidak mau kamu salah mengerti,
dia mau kamu mengetahui bahwa ia mencintai diri mu.

Seseorang yang benar – benar mencintai kamu,
akan merasa bahwa sesuatu yang harus di katakan
hanya sekali saja,
karna ia berpikir bahwa kamu telah mengerti dirinya.
Jika berkata terlalu banyak, ia akan merasa
bahwa tidak ada yang akan membuatnya bahagia / tersenyum

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