Whether it is black Friday in light of the stock market crash in 1929 or black Friday as in accounting figures, far too much of our energy is consumed fussing about money or the lack of money. This is a timely post from a fellow blogger. It is just what I like most about sharing on the Shepherd’s Presence, everyday lessons we learn in walking through life that redirects our thoughts on our Good Shepherd.
You always hear the usual stories of pennies on the sidewalk being
good luck, gifts from angels, etc. This is the first time I’ve ever
heard this twist on the story.. Gives you something to think about.
Several years ago, a friend of mine and her husband were invited to
spend the weekend at the husband’s employer’s home. My friend,
Arlene, was nervous about the weekend.. The boss was very wealthy,
with a fine home on the waterway, and cars costing more than her
The first day and evening went well, and Arlene was delighted to have
this rare glimpse into how the very wealthy live. The husband’s
employer was quite generous as a host, and took them to the finest
restaurants. Arlene knew she would never have the opportunity to
indulge in this kind of extravagance again, so was enjoying herself
As the three of them were…
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