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Thursday, January 7, 2010

Interesting way to look at things...

I read this on a friend's Facebook page and thought "how interesting"! Take a moment to really think about it!!! It is so true that we never know what comes next....

Once upon a time, twin boys were conceived in the same womb. Weeks passed and the twins developed. As their awareness grew, they laughed for joy, “isn’t it great that we were conceived? Isn’t it great to be alive?”

Together the twins explored their world. When they found their mother’s cord that gave them life, they sang for joy, “how great is our Mother’s love, that she shares her own life with us!”

As weeks stretched into months, the twins noticed how much each was changing. “what does it mean?” asked the one. “It means that our stay in this world is drawing to an end, said the other. “But I don’t want to go”, said the other, “but maybe there is life after birth.” But how can there be?” responded the other one. “We will shed our life cord, and how is life possible without it? Besides, we have seen evidence that others were here before us and none of them have returned to tell us that there is life after birth. No, this is the end.”

And so the one fell into deep despair, saying, “If conception ends in birth, what is the purpose of life in the womb? It is meaningless! Maybe there is no mother after all?” “But there has to be,” protested the other. “How else did we get here? How do we remain alive?”

How you ever seen our mother?” said one. “Maybe she lives only in our minds. Maybe we made her up because the idea made us feel good?”

And so the last days in the womb were filled with deep questioning and fear. Finally, the moment of birth arrived. When the twins had passed from their world, they opened their eyes and cried for joy. For what they saw exceeded their fondest dreams.

What purpose is there for man to be here on earth if our Lord and God didn't have a purpose for each and every life? God created us to share the good news that He is real and will bless your life if you let Him enter in.

Just like the twins in the story, they had to believe in life...in our case it's life after death. What joy will fill our own hearts if we just believe in God, we too will open our eyes to Jesus' face and cry with joy when we get to Heaven.

Friends, if you don't claim Him as your personal Savior you are missing out on a God of Love and Blessings...but most importantly, eternal life through His shed blood......

I did copy this from her page, it is NOT my own thoughts! (However, I wish it were)


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