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07/18/20 Weekend Grif.Net – Wonders of the World

07/18/20 Weekend Grif.Net – Wonders of the World

A group of =
Geography students studied the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. At =
the end of that section, the students were asked to list what they =
considered to be the Seven Wonders of the World =
TODAY.

 

Though there =
was some disagreement, the following got the most =
votes:

 

1. Egypt’s =
Great Pyramids

2. Taj =
Mahal

3. Grand =
Canyon

4. Panama =
Canal

5. Empire =
State Building

6. St. Peter’s =
Basilica

7. China’s =
Great Wall

 

While =
gathering the votes, the teacher noted that one student, a quiet girl, =
hadn’t turned in her paper yet. She asked the girl if she was having =
trouble with her list.

 

The quiet girl =
replied, "Yes, a little. I couldn’t quite make up my mind because =
there were so many."

 

The teacher =
said, "Well, tell us what you have, and maybe we can =
help."

 

The girl =
hesitated, then read, "I think the Seven Wonders of the World TODAY =
are:

 

1. to =
touch

2. to =
taste

3. to =
see

4. to =
hear

 

She hesitated =
a little, and then

 

5. to =
run

6. to laugh =

7. to =
love

 

It is far too =
easy for us to look at the exploits of man and refer to them as =
"wonders" while we overlook all God has done, regarding them =
as merely "ordinary."

 

May we be =
reminded today of those things which are truly =
“wonders”.

 

~~

Dr Bob Griffin =

bob@grif.net =
www.grif.net

"Jesus =
Knows Me, This I Love!"