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The 05/14/13 Joy Jar

14 May

 

Every Tuesday moi joins a prayer group in the morning. Today, after leaving the group, moi thought about the Bible passage Joshua 24:15:

New International Version (©2011)
But if serving the LORD seems undesirable to you, then choose for yourselves this day whom you will serve, whether the gods your ancestors served beyond the Euphrates, or the gods of the Amorites, in whose land you are living. But as for me and my household, we will serve the LORD.”

Today’s deposit into the ‘Joy Jar’ is service.

Galatians 5:13 For you were called to freedom, brothers. Only do not use your freedom as an opportunity for the flesh, but through love serve one another.


The first question which the priest and the Levite asked was: “If I stop to help this man, what will happen to me?” But the good Samaritan reversed the question: “If I do not stop to help this man, what will happen to him?”Martin Luther King Jr

Prayer in action is love, and love in action is service. Try to give unconditionally whatever a person needs in the moment. The point is to do something, however small, and show you care through your actions by giving your time … We are all God’s children so it is important to share His gifts. Do not worry about why problems exist in the world – just respond to people’s needs … We feel what we are doing is just a drop in the ocean, but that ocean would be less without that drop.

Mother Teresa

If we do not lay out ourselves in the service of mankind whom should we serve?”-

John Adams

It is one of the most beautiful compensations of life, that no man can sincerely try to help another without helping himself.”

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The 03/06/13 Joy Jar

5 Mar

Every Tuesday moi goes to a prayer group which meets at 6:30 a.m. Moi being a bit of a night owl finds that a stretch, but she knows that it stretches and supports her as a person. Today, moi took her self to breakfast and had nice scrambled eggs with spinach and potatoes. Yum. Moi thinks she will probably do this every Tuesday. Today’s deposit in the ‘Joy Jar’ is breakfast.

Sometimes I’ve believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast.
Lewis Carroll

When you wake up in the morning, Pooh,” said Piglet at last, “what’s the first thing you say to yourself?”

“What’s for breakfast?” said Pooh. “What do you say, Piglet?”

“I say, I wonder what’s going to happen exciting today?” said Piglet.

Pooh nodded thoughtfully. “It’s the same thing,” he said.”
A.A. Milne

I went to a restaurant that serves “breakfast at any time” so I ordered French toast during the Renaissance.”
Steven Wright

One should not attend even the end of the world without a good breakfast.”
Robert A. Heinlein, Friday

Only dull people are brilliant at breakfast.”

Oscar Wilde

You may have a dog that won’t sit up, roll over or even cook breakfast, not because she’s too stupid to learn how but because she’s too smart to bother

Rick Horowitz