I find it interesting to see what Brie found meaningful in her life. The following are some of the things Brie had saved on her computer or hanging in her room.
What is it like to be a Christian ? >
>A PUMPKIN >
>Never looked at it like this before..............
>A woman was asked by a co-worker, "What is it like to be a Christian?"
>The co-worker replied, "It is like being a pumpkin.
>God picks you from the patch, brings you in, and washes all the dirt off of you. Then he cuts off the top and scoops out all the yucky stuff. He removes the seeds of doubt, hate, greed, etc., and then He carves you a new smiling face and puts His light inside of you to shine for all the world to see."
>This was passed on to me from another pumpkin. Now, it is your turn to pass it to a pumpkin.
>I liked this enough to send it to all the pumpkins in my patch.
Stepping Stone # 10: Extension of One's Self
Let's turn any stumbling block into a stepping stone.
A feisty 70 year-old woman had to call a furnace repairman.
After a quick inspection, the man put some oil into the motor and handed her
a $70 bill for labor.
"Labor charges! One hour?" she exclaimed. "It only took you five minutes!"
The repairman explained that his company had a minimum one-hour charge on
every house call.
"Well, I want my remaining 55 minutes of labor," the lady replied, and she
handed him a rake.
The repairman spent the next 55 minutes in her yard bagging leaves.
What part of "Thou Shalt Not..."
didn't you understand?