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Old 02-11-2015, 04:35 PM
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The Brick!!!

Read this today and don't delete it even if you are too busy!! You'll
see..

A young and successful executive was traveling down a neighborhood street,
going a bit too fast in his new Jaguar.. He was watching for kids darting out from between parked cars and slowed down when he thought he saw
something.

As his car passed, no children appeared. Instead, a brick smashed into the Jag's side door! He slammed on the brakes and backed the Jag back to the spot where the brick had been thrown.

The angry driver then jumped out of the car, grabbed the nearest kid and pushed him up against a parked car shouting, 'What was that all about and who are you? Just what the heck are you doing? That's a new car and that
brick you threw is going to cost a lot of money. Why did you do it?' The young boy was apologetic.

'Please, mister...please, I'm sorry but I didn't know what else to do,' He pleaded. 'I threw the brick because no one else would stop....' With tears
dripping down his face and off his chin, the youth pointed to a spot just around a parked car.. 'It's my brother, 'he said 'He rolled off the curb and fell
out of his wheelchair and I can't lift him
up.'

Now sobbing, the boy asked the stunned executive, 'Would you please help
me get him back into his wheelchair? He's hurt and he's too heavy for me.'

Moved beyond words, the driver tried to swallow the rapidly swelling
lump in his throat... He hurriedly lifted the handicapped boy back into the wheelchair, then took out a linen handkerchief and dabbed at the fresh
scrapes and cuts. A quick look told him everything was going to be okay. 'Thank you and may God bless you,' the grateful child told the stranger. Too
shook up for words, the man simply watched the boy! push his wheelchair-bound brother down the sidewalk toward their home..

It was a long, slow walk back to the Jaguar. The damage was very
noticeable, but the driver never bothered to repair the dented side door. He kept the dent there to remind him of this message:

'Don't go through life so fast that someone has to throw a brick at you to
get your attention!' God whispers in our souls and speaks to our hearts Sometimes when we don't have time to listen, He has to throw a brick at us. It's our choice to listen or not.

Thought for the Day:

If God had a refrigerator, your picture would be on it.

If He had a wallet, your photo would be in it.

He sends you flowers every spring.

He sends you a sunrise every morning

Face it, friend - He is crazy about you!

Send this to every 'beautiful person' you wish to bless.

God didn't promise days without pain, laughter without sorrow, sun
without rain, but He did promise strength for the day, comfort for the tears, and light for the way.

Read this line very slowly and let it sink in...

If God brings you to it, He will bring you through it.

Pass this message to seven people except you and me.

You will receive a miracle tomorrow.


( just do it)!
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Old 02-11-2015, 04:39 PM
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Excellent post.
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Old 02-11-2015, 04:48 PM
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Hooray, 2BNTV. Too many of us just rush through life so quickly that we actually miss living. Thanks for a superb and well-needed reminder.
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What a beautiful post Joe, thank you!!! We all should take a moment and thank GOD!!
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I like it!
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Would love to have that guy as a neighbor/friend.
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Old 02-11-2015, 10:27 PM
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Thanks for sharing this. It is a nice wake up call for many of us. We just get too involved in our life and often fail to see, really see, those around us.
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True and moving!
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Old 02-12-2015, 06:39 AM
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Thank you, Joe. A nice reminder to start my day.
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Why seven people?
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Old 02-12-2015, 08:18 AM
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you got our attention, joe! beautiful post...thanks....
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Another caring thought passed on by a very caring person.
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Old 02-12-2015, 08:38 AM
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A great way to start my day. Thank you
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