The ' L I T T L E ' Things
As you might remember, the head of a company survived 9/11
because his son started kindergarten.
Another fellow was alive because it was
His turn to bring donuts.
One woman was late because her
Alarm clock didn't go off in time.
One was late because of being stuck on the NJ Turnpike
Because of an auto accident.
One of them
Missed his bus.
One spilled food on her clothes and had to take
Time to change.
Car wouldn't start.
Get a taxi.
The one that struck me was the man who
put on a new pair of shoes that morning,
Took the various means to get to work
But before he got there, he developed
a blister on his foot.
He stopped at a drugstore to buy a Band-Aid.
That is why he is alive today.
Now, when I am
– Stuck in traffic,
– Miss an elevator,
– Turn back to answer a ringing telephone
– All the little things that annoy me.
I think to myself, this is exactly where God wants me to be
at this very moment..
Next time your morning seems to be going wrong,
You can't seem to find the car keys or
you hit every traffic light,
don't get mad or frustrated;
It may be just that
God is at work
watching over you.
May God continue to bless you
With all those annoying little things
And may you remember their possible purpose.