Saturday, April 18, 2009

Are You In The 7%...

A man was having a conversation with the Lord one day and said, "Lord, I would like to know what Heaven and Hell are like."

The Lord led the man to two doors. He opened one of the doors and the man looked in. In the middle of the room was a large round table.
In the middle of the table was a large pot of stew, which smelled delicious and made the man's mouth water.

The people sitting around the table were thin and sickly. They appeared to be famished. They were holding spoons with very long handles that were strapped to their arms and each found it possible to reach into the pot of stew and take a spoonful.

But because the handle was longer than their arms, they could not get the spoons back into their mouths.
The man shuddered at the sight of their misery and suffering. The Lord said, "You have seen Hell."

They went to the next room and opened the door. It was exactly the same as the first one. There was the large round table with the large pot of stew which made the man's mouth water.

The people were equipped with the same long-handled spoons, but here the people were well nourished and plump, laughing and talking. The man said, "I don't understand."

"It is simple," said the Lord. "It requires but one skill. You see they have learned to feed each other, while the greedy think only of themselves."

When Jesus died on the cross, he was thinking of you. It's estimated 93% won't pass this story along.

If you are one of the 7% who will, tell others.

I'm in the 7%.

Remember... I will always share my spoon with you.
God bless.
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Susan said...

This always brings tears and smiles. Hugs,, Susan.

Cat Nap Inn Primitives said...

I will share mine too...have a wonderful weekend..I have read this one before and it is a good one...whatcha doin for the weekend? it is glorious here..but Tucker is at work with his I am going to sew...the only ones bugging me are my kittys...but I love their company...:)

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