Tuesday, April 8, 2008

OH HOW THEY DANCED - MANY YEARS AGO! Mom said she loved this 'talk with God' I sent her a week ago....

I dreamed I had an interview with God.
“So you would like to interview me?”
God asked.“If you have the time,”
I said.God smiled.“My time is
eternity… what questions do you have in mind for me?”
“What surprises you most about human
God answered… “That they get bored
with childhood, they rush to grow up, and then long to be children
“That they lose their health to
make money… and then lose their money to restore their
"That by thinking anxiously about
the future, they forget the present, such that they live in neither the present
nor the future.”
“That they live as if they will
never die… and die as though they had never lived.”
God’s hand took mine… and we were
silent for a while.
And then I asked, “As a parent, what
are some of life’s lessons you want your children to
“To learn they cannot make anyone
love them.
All they can do is let themselves be
“To learn that it is not good to compare themselves to others.”
“To learn to forgive by practicing forgiveness.”
“To learn that it only takes a few seconds to open profound wounds in those they love, and it can take many years to heal them.”
“To learn that a rich person is not who has the most, but is one who needs the least.”
“To learn that there are people who love them dearly, but simply do not yet know how to express or show their feelings.”
“To learn that two people can look at the same thing and see it differently.”
“To learn that it is not enough that they forgive one another, but they must also forgive themselves.”
“Thank you for your time,” I said
humbly. “Is there anything else you’d like your children to
God smiled and said…“Just know that
I am here...always.”