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Thursday, May 25, 2017


Ruth 1:16-17

But Ruth said:
Entreat me not to leave you,
Or to turn back from following after you;
For wherever you go, I will go;
And wherever you lodge, I will lodge;
Your people shall be my people,
And your God, my God.
Where you die, I will die,
And there will I be buried.
The Lord do so to me, and more also,
If anything but death parts you and me.



Greetings Bible Enthusiast!

Often, when the noise and chaos of our surroundings gets to overwhelming proportions, I remember a book I once read about a family whose three daughters had drowned while playing together on an iced-over pond.

The mother, when hearing people innocently complain, would think of how much she would give to have her home, now painfully neat and quiet, again filled with the noise and chaos that comes with the presence of children.

My prayer immediately becomes: "Lord, help me to deal with our precious children not in frustration but in Godly love, and accept that a little mess and noise always comes with the territory!"

God Bless You!
Annie

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--TODAY'S NOT SO TRIVIAL TRIVIA QUESTION:

Q. Where did Naomi send her two daughter-in-laws after the deaths of their husbands?

Answer below.

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--TODAY'S BIT OF WISDOM/REFLECTION:

"Remember the wonderful blessings that come to you each day from the hands of a generous God, and forger the irritations that would detract from your happiness."

- William Arthur Ward




--FEATURED FUNNY:

A little five-year-old boy was looking at his parent's wedding album with his dad who tried to explain the ceremony and its meaning. Finally, the little boy understood, or thought he did, and exclaimed, "I think I get it now! That's when Mom came to work for us, right?"

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--ANSWER TO TRIVIA QUESTION:

Q. Where did Naomi send her two daughter-in-laws after the deaths of their husbands?

A. back to their own people in Moab


And Naomi said to her two daughter-in-laws, "Go, return each to her mother's house. The Lord deal kindly with you, as you have dealt with the dead and with me. The Lord grant that you may find rest, each in the house of her husband." So she kissed them, and they lifted up their voices and wept.

Ruth 1:8-9

As the rest of the story goes, Orpah did go back to her people but Ruth stayed with Naomi, not willing to leave her alone. God blessed her in a magnificent way!

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