If you own just one Bible, you are abundantly blessed.
1/3 of the world does not have access to even one.
If you woke up this morning with more health than illness,
you are more blessed than the million who will not survive
If you have never experienced the danger of battle, the
loneliness of imprisonment, the agony of torture or the
pangs of starvation, you are ahead of 500 million people
around the world.
If you attend a church meeting without fear of harassment,
arrest or torture of death, you are more blessed than
almost three billion people in the world.
If you have food in your refrigerator, clothes on your
back, a roof over your head and a place to sleep, you
are richer than 75% of this world.
If you have money in the bank, in your wallet, and spare
change in a dish someplace, you are among the top 8% of
the worlds wealthy.
If your parents are still married and alive, you are very
rare, even in the United States.
If you hold up your head with a smile on your face and
are truly thankful, you are blessed because the majority
can, but most do not.
If you can hold someone's hand, hug them or even touch
them on the shoulder, you are blessed because you can
offer God's healing touch.
If you prayed yesterday and today, you are in the
minority because you believe in God's willingness
to hear and answer prayer.
If you believe in Jesus as the Son of God, you are part
of a very small minority in the world.
If you can read this message, you are more blessed than
over two billion people in the world that cannot read
anything at all.
[ Author Unknown -- from 'Aiken Drum' (Aiken@AikensLaughs.com) ]
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