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Blessings Count Them - From My Mom
      #169357 - 01/10/06 11:19 AM

I have in my hands two boxes, Which God gave me to hold. He said, "Put all your sorrows in the black box, And all your joys in the gold." I heeded His words, and in the two boxes, Both my joys and sorrows I stored, But though the gold became heavier each day, The black was as light as before. With curiosity, I opened the black, I wanted to find out why, And I saw, in the base of the box, a hole, Which my sorrows had fallen out by. I showed the hole to God, and mused, "I wonder where my sorrows could be!" He smiled a gentle smile and said, "My child, they're all here with me.." I asked God, why He gave me the boxes, Why the gold and the black with the hole? "My child, the gold is for you to count your blessings, The black is for you to let go." We should consider all of our friends a blessing.

Love Mom

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Re: Blessings Count Them - From My Mom new
      #169369 - 01/10/06 01:24 PM

I got the goose bumps thanks Eric!

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      #169378 - 01/10/06 02:21 PM

Darn it Eric...now my mascara is running!!!! Instead of being Daisey's mouse I look like a raccoon!

I love that and I love you sweetie. Now I know why you are so wonderful...I think the apple didn't fall far!!!!

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      #170685 - 01/21/06 10:07 AM

i know that right i like that

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