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Thursday, May 20, 2010

When Your Hut's On Fire...

I got this from a friend who sent it through email. I thought it was very important to share it with you, so here it is....this is a reminder for us that God is Watching Us from Up Above. He loves us...He knows our need...He listens and answers our prayers!



The only survivor of a shipwreck was washed up on a small, uninhabited island. He prayed feverishly for God to rescue him. Every day he scanned the horizon for help, but none seemed forthcoming.

Exhausted, he eventually managed to build a little hut out of driftwood to protect himself from the elements, and to store his few possessions. One day, after scavenging for food, he arrived home to find his little hut in flames, with smoke rolling up to the sky. He felt the worst had happened, and everything was lost. He was stunned with disbelief, grief, and anger. He cried out, 'God! How could you do this to me'?

Early the next day, he was awakened by the sound of a ship approaching the island! It had come to rescue him! 'How did you know I was here'? asked the weary man of his rescuers. 'We saw your smoke signal' they replied.

The Moral of This Story: It's easy to get discouraged when things are going bad, but we shouldn't lose heart, because God is at work in our lives, even in the midst of our pain and suffering.

Remember that the next time your little hut seems to be burning to the ground. It just may be a smoke signal that summons the Grace of God.

4 comments:

♣☆♥Willa♥☆♣ said...

Nice!Thanks for sharing.esse

By MelCole of PA said...

It brightens my day Te Cecile. Thanks for this inspiring words :)

Bambie dear ★ said...

This is indeed inspirational.. pwedi pa-copy =) Happy weekend =)

*♥Shydub♥* said...

Very nice, I hope this inspired others as well as read the story. Thanks for sharing ces.