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09/10/16 Grif.Net – Delayed

09/10/16 Grif.Net – Delayed

Over the past 15 years, I’ve read with interest =
stories of folks who were delayed or late to work, and because of that =
"missed" the Islamic sneak attack on American civilians and =
the Twin Tower collapses of 9/11.

 

·         =
A CEO was late because his son started =
kindergarten and he wanted to take him.

·         =
Another fellow was alive because it was =
his turn to bring donuts.

·         =
One woman was late because her alarm =
clock didn’t go off in time.

·         =
A young intern was late because of being =
stuck on the NJ Turnpike because of an auto accident.

·         =
One of them missed his =
bus.

·         =
A secretary spilled food on her clothes =
and had to take time to change.

·         =
A fellow from Brooklyn couldn’t get =
his car to start.

·         =
One went back to answer the =
telephone.

·         =
One had a child that dawdled and didn’t =
get ready as soon as he should have.

·         =
Another couldn’t get a =
taxi.

·         =
And a man put on a new pair of shoes that =
morning, took the various means to get to work but before he got there, =
he developed a blister on his foot. He stopped at a drugstore to buy =
some Band-Aids. That is why he is alive today.

 

So . . =
when I am stuck behind a slow driver.

      – miss an =
elevator.

      – turn back to =
answer a ringing telephone.

      – all the little =
things that annoy me.

I think to =
myself “This is exactly where God wants me to be at this very =
moment.”

 

The =
next time your morning seems to be going wrong,

      – the children are =
slow getting dressed,

      – you can’t seem to =
find the car keys,

      – you hit every =
traffic light.

      – don’t get mad or =
frustrated.

God is at work =
watching over you.

 

May =
God continue to bless you with all those annoying little things – and =
may you remember and appreciate their possible purpose.

 

Now, =
has anyone seen my keys?

 

~~

Dr Bob Griffin =

bob@grif.net www.grif.net =

"Jesus Knows Me, This I =
Love!"