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Hut on Fire : )
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DD    Posted 10-22-2004 at 23:28:43       [Reply]  [No Email]
The only survivor of a shipwreck was washed up on a small, uninhabited island. He prayed feverishly for GOD to rescue him, and every day he scanned the horizon for help, but none seemed forthcoming.
Exhausted, he eventually managed to build a little hut out of driftwood to protect himself from the elements, and to store his few possessions. One day, after scavenging for food, he arrived home to find his little hut in flames, with smoke rolling up to the sky. The worst had happened, and everything was lost. He was stunned with disbelief, grief, and anger.
"GOD, how could you do this to me?" he cried. Early the next day he was awakened by the sound of a ship that was approaching the island. It had come to rescue him. "How did you know I was here?" Asked the weary man of his rescuers. "We saw your smoke signal," they replied.
It's easy to get discouraged when things are going bad, but we shouldn't lose heart, because GOD is at work in our lives, even in the
midst of pain, and suffering.
Remember that, the next time your little hut seems to be burning to the ground. It just may be a smoke signal that summons the grace of GOD.

You May Want To Consider Passing This On, because You Never Know Who Feels Like Their Hut Is On Fire Today : )


Wallsal55    Posted 10-23-2004 at 11:31:52       [Reply]  [No Email]
My hut is Leaking. Hmmmm....I wonder what that
means? Seal-coting doesn't always work in all
places for 15 yrs?


ron,ar    Posted 10-23-2004 at 08:21:28       [Reply]  [No Email]
That was a good one, Gods purpose in events is sometimes hard for us to see.


Scott Hansen    Posted 10-23-2004 at 07:47:15       [Reply]  [Send Email]
See, DD, the problem is, I see the hut on fire. I know there will be a ship. I run to the waters edge straining to catch a glimpse. Meanwhile, two buses, three cabs, and a train pass behind me!!!!


Patria    Posted 10-23-2004 at 05:50:55       [Reply]  [No Email]
Good one, DD..


mojo    Posted 10-23-2004 at 05:27:52       [Reply]  [No Email]
True..so true. Seems I've lost more huts than Planters has peanuts, but things always work out for the best!

mojo
mdw


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