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THREE BULLETS

Monday, February 22, 2010

There once was a man who had nothing for his family to eat. He had an old rifle and three bullets. So, he decided that he would go out hunting and kill some wild game for dinner. As he went down the road, he saw a rabbit. He shot at the rabbit and missed it. The rabbit ran away.
Then he saw a squirrel and fired a shot at the squirrel and missed it. The squirrel disappeared into a hole in a cottonwood tree.
As he went further, he saw a large wild 'Tom' turkey in the tree, but he had only one bullet remaining.
A voice spoke to him and said, 'Pray first, Aim high and Stay focused. However, at the same time, he saw a deer which was a better kill. He brought the gun down and aimed at the deer. But then he saw a rattlesnake between his legs about to bite him, so he naturally brought the gun down further to shoot the rattlesnake.. Still, the voice said again to him, 'I said 'Pray, Aim high and Stay focused.'
So, the man decided to listen to God's voice.
He prayed, then aimed the gun high up in the tree and shot the wild turkey.. The bullet bounced off the turkey and killed the deer. The handle fell off the gun and hit the snake in the head and killed it. And, when the gun had gone off, it knocked him into a pond. When he stood up to look around, he had fish in all his pockets, a dead deer and a turkey to eat for his family..
The snake (Satan) was dead simply because the man listened to God.

Moral of the story:

Pray first before you do anything, aim and shoot high in your goals and stay focused on God. Never let others discourage you concerning your past. The past is exactly that, 'the past.' Live every day one day at a time and remember that only God knows our future and that he will not put you through any more than you can bear.

Do not look to man for your blessings, but look to the doors that only He has prepared in advance for you in your favor.

Wait, be still and patient: keep God first and everything else will follow.
Pass this on in order that someone else might be blessed.

FROM ONE FRIEND TO ANOTHER
Don't worry about tomorrow, God is already there!!!








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  • THE_SILVER_OWL
    That was a special story with a lovely message.
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    3691 days ago
  • UNSTOPPABLE_
    Oh that was wonderful...I need to sit still & listen for God's voice. Sometimes, scratch that...Too many times I feel overwhelmed by my own busyness. How can I hear God if I'm never still?


    Thank you so much for this story!
    3691 days ago

    Comment edited on: 2/24/2010 9:00:09 PM
  • ALMAGGIE
    THANK BOTH OF YOU LOVELY PEOPLE FOR YOUR SWEET COMMENT ON THIS BLOG..

    I AM SO GLAD THAT I CAN SHARE SOMETHING WITH SOMEONE TO HELP A LITTLE THAT MAKES ME SO HAPPY..

    NOW HAVE A GREAT NIGHT AND REST OF THE WEEK..
    3691 days ago
  • WOOLRIPPER
    Thank you for sharing.
    3692 days ago
  • SNORFSNORKEL
    Just the thoughts I need to go to sleep with tonight! Beethoven isn't quite doing it.

    Bear is full of herself, and not getting the play she wants - hope she will settle down for bedtime.

    You always come through with the best thoughts to ponder! I'll read through them a coupla times before I close...

    You sound a lot like Mom - she passed 6 years ago Saturday - February is a sad month for me. Still haven't gotten over it.

    Thank you emoticon
    3693 days ago
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