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Quote Angel Replybullet Posted: 30 March 2005 at 8:45pm

From: Janah

Your Love
Vicki Gaudreau

Thank you, Lord, for finding me
A way out of the misery
You showed me Love
And taught me how to feel
Now I am free
I know Your Love that heals

I have my dreams, You gave them life
I need only follow Your guiding Light
To let go of ego, Become as a child
To know the Joy of Your Love

Lord, what more can I ask of You
You've shown me more than I ever knew
You gave me Hope when I had nothing left
Now, dear Lord, I want to give to You

Oh, what have I but my heart & soul
Lord, they're Yours, please take control
You know the Way, so please guide my path
Thank you, Lord, I am free at last.

 

Cry, Cry, Cry
By: Jaihoon

'Cry, cry and cry
Ah! your Lord is indeed seeing you cry!'
So many roses are coming in praise,
A single thorn is making my pain rise.
Everywhere around is the sound of fame,
From a silent corner is daunt of shame
What is there in my power?
That I can change-
The color of this aversive flower.
Everywhere in the garden,
Is the talk of this Nightingale.
But this Rose still does contain,
Me among the dwellers of hell.
My world is full of joy
Yet I don't know why I cry
No matter what I try
My eyes are not getting dry.
My heart was shattered
In pieces was it scattered
When with the Shining Sword
Was I badly battered.
What is the worth of all the success I have had
When in those Fearful Eyes I am seen like a devil bad.
For gold and riches,
Have I no appeal.
Yes, my love for those Him-Loving Eyes-
Ah! This I wish not to conceal.
For hours and hours
I was in tears...
Looking for one among my folks
A caring heart that my sorrow hears.
A voice then came from my dear mentor
Much relief did it for me render-
'Cry, cry Jaihoon
Cry, cry my little one...
Your Lord is indeed seeing you cry!
He is not deaf or blind
Towards every slave
Is He unbelievably kind.
With the warmth of every tear
That like blood flows is He familiar
'Cry, cry and cry
And let your eyes be never dry.
First melt heart your own
With the fruits of what I've sown
The remedy for rest
From Him will be shown.




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Quote Angel Replybullet Posted: 30 March 2005 at 8:47pm

From: Janah

Allah's Love

One day, I woke up early in the morning to watch the sunrise.
Ah, the beauty of God's creation is beyond description.
As I watched, I praised God for the beautiful work.
As I sat there, I felt the Lord's presence with me.

He asked me, "Do you love me ?"
I answered, "Of course God! You are my Lord!"
Then He asked,"If you were physically handicapped,
would you stil love me ?"
I was perplexed.I looked down upon my arms,
legs and the rest of my body and wondered how many things
I wouldn't be able to do, the things I took for granted.
And I answered, "It would be tough Lord,
but I would still love you."

Then the Lord said,"If you were blind,
would you still love my creation?"
How could I love something without being able to see it ?
Then I thought of all the blind people in the world
and how many of them still loved God and his creation.
So I answered, "Its hard to think of it, but I would still love you."


The Lord then asked me,"If you were deaf,
would you still listen to my word ?"
How could I listen to anything, being deaf ?
Then I understand.Listening to God's word is
not merely using our ears but our hearts.
I answered, "It would be tough but
I would still listen to your words,"

The Lord then asked,"If you were mute,
would you still praise my Name?"
How could I praise without a voice ?
Then it occured to me:God wants us to sing
from our very heart and soul.
It never matters what we sound like.
So I answered, "Though I could not physically sing,
I would still praise your Name."

And the Lord asked,"Do you really love me ?"
With courage and a strong conviction, I answered boldly,
"Yes Lord!
I love you because you are the one and true God!"
I thought that I had answered well, but God asked,
"Then why do you sin?"
I answered, "Because I am only human, I am not perfect."

"Then why do in times of peace you stray the furthest ?
And why only in times of trouble do you pray the earnest ?"
No answer. Only tears.

The Lord continued:Why only pray at fellowships and retreats ?
Why seek me only in times of worship ?
Why ask things so selfishly?
Why ask things so unfaithfully ?
The tears continued to roll down my cheeks.

Why are you ashamed of Me ?
Why are you not spreading the good news ?
Why in times of presecution, you cry to others
when I offer My shoulders to cry on ?
Why make excuses when I give you opportunities to serve in My Name ?
I tried to answer but there was no answer to give.

You are blessed with life.
I made you not throw this gift away.
I have blessed you with talents to serve me,
but you continue to turn away.
I have revealed My word to you, but you do not gain in knowledge.
I have spoken to you, but your ears were closed.
I have shown my blessings to you, but your eyes were turned away.
I have sent you servants, but you sat idly as they were pushed away.
I have heard your prayers and I have answered them all.
Do you truly love Me ?

I could not answer.
How could I ?
I was embarrased beyond belief.
I had no excuse.
What could I say to this ?


When my heart had cried out, and the tears had flowed,
I said, "Please forgive me Lord.
I am unworthy to be your servant."
The Lord answered,"That is my grace, my servant."
I asked, "Then why do you continue to forgive me ?
Why do you love me so ?

The Lord answered, "Because you are my creation.
I will never abandon you.
When you cry, I will have compassion and cry with you.
When you shout with joy, I will laugh with you.
When you are down, I will encourage you.
When you fall, I will raise you up.
When you are tired, I will carry you.
I will be with you till the end of the days
and I will love you forever."
Never had I cried so hard before.
How could I have been so cold.
And for the first time, I truly prayed.

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Quote Angel Replybullet Posted: 30 March 2005 at 8:49pm

this was written sometime ago and not so sure of the statistics but it still demostrates how lucky some of us are

 

 

Blessings

Sent in by Saffy

 

If you woke up this morning with more health than illness...

You are more blessed than the million who will not survive this week.

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 in the world.

If you can attend a church meeting without fear of harassment, arrest, torture or death....

You are more blessed than three billion people in the world.

If you have food in the refrigerator, clothes on your back, a roof overhead and a place to sleep....

You are richer than 75% of the 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 alive and still married....

You are very rare.

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 should...

You are blessed because you can offer God's healing touch.

If you can read this message, you are more blessed than over two billion people in the world that cannot read at all.

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Quote Angel Replybullet Posted: 30 March 2005 at 8:50pm

"The essence of health is inner balance."
- Andrew Weil

"What experience & history teach is this: that people & governments have never learned anything from history".

~Please dont frown! For you never know who may be falling in love with your smile!~

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Quote Angel Replybullet Posted: 30 March 2005 at 8:51pm
Take Time

Take time to think;
it is the source of power.
Take time to read;
it is the foundation of wisdom.
Take time to play;
it is the secret of staying young.
Take time to be quiet;
it is the opportunity to seek God.
Take time to be aware;
it is the opportunity to help others.
Take time to love and be loved;
it is God's greatest gift.
Take time to laugh;
it is the music of the soul.
Take time to be friendly;
it is the road to happiness.
Take time to dream;
it is what the future is made of.
Take time to pray;
it is the greatest power on earth.

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Quote Angel Replybullet Posted: 30 March 2005 at 8:52pm
Teen Creed

Don't let your parents down; They brought you up.
Be humble enough to obey; You may give orders someday.
Choose companions with care; You become what they are.
Guard your thoughts; What you think, you are.
Choose only a date Who would make a good mate.
Be master of your habits, or they will master you.
Don't be a show-off when you drive. Drive with safety and arrive.
Don't let the crowd pressure you;
Stand for something or you'll fall for anything.

~Author Unknown~

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Quote Angel Replybullet Posted: 30 March 2005 at 8:54pm

"Develop interest in life

as you see it - in people,

things, literature, music!

The world is so rich,

simply throbbing with

rich treasures, beautiful

souls and interesting

people. Forget yourself."

-- Henry Miller



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Quote Angel Replybullet Posted: 30 March 2005 at 8:57pm

May you have

 

Enough happiness to keep you sweet,

Enough trails to keep you strong,

Enough sorrow to keep you human,

Enough hope to keep you happy,

Enough failure to keep you humble,

Enough success to keep you eager,

Enough friends to give you comfort,

Enough wealth to meet your needs,

Enough enthusiasm to look forward,

Enough faith to banish depression,

Enough determination to make each day

better than yesterday.

 

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