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Don’t You Wish Your Job was Piecework?
She was just a dishwasher working so hard in a restaurant. Part of her duties was shuffling of dirty dishes to the kitchen and the return of clean dishes to shelves under the counter.
As she was busily arranging these dishes, a man seated at the counter asked her, “Don’t you wish your job was piecework?”
She looked up with a questioning look. The term was unfamiliar to her. Then, a jagged-toothed smile broke over her expressive face as she replied. “Brother, I’m making peace every chance I get!” I’m doing peace work!”
How wonderful! I wish more people were more concerned with ‘peace work’ than with ‘piecework’.
If HE is our peace, then we should be peacemakers. An overemphasis on piecework to gain wages rather than peace work for an eternal inheritance can never bring satisfaction. Where is our life’s emphasis?
Our God is so Great!!
Have A Heart
Let us not have hate in our heart for another. Let us love no matter what.
I read on another Hub about people trying to pray Gay away!
I say love no matter what! If you believe, you will pray for everyone anyway! You will love no matter what. You will do peace work!!
My Mother taught me to love and pray for all!
Let us therefore make every effort to do what leads to peace and to mutual edification.
Jesus said, ‘those who mourn for others, those who are poor and persecuted and have nothing are happy!’
How could He say such things?
Only In light of another kingdom, another world, another way of seeing this world! He came to bring life---another kind of life altogether. And it is in terms of that life that we must learn to look at our suffering. I have found it possible, when I see suffering from that perspective, whole-heatedly to accept it. But it takes a steady fixing of my gaze on the cross.
If the cross is the place, where the worst thing that could have happen happened! Ultimate hatred and ultimate love met on those two crosspieces of wood. Suffering and love were brought into harmony.
All I know is we all make mistakes. I don’t know anyone that is perfect, except Our Lord!
It’s the love of one another and forgiveness that we need. If only for our well-being if not for anything else!
God is love! He loves us no matter what, and so we have to love others no matter what!
By: Debbie Brooks
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