Re: [MOL] Sylvia [02779] Medicine On Line


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Re: [MOL] Sylvia



Keep pedaling, faster, faster!  This was written for you wasn't it?

Jardon Boehme wrote:

> Kay, as a person who rides a bike a lot, I especially loved this story,
> thanks so much.
> love, sylvia-Lizabeth's friend
>
> lillian jennings wrote:
> >
> > Please tell Lucy "KEEP PEDALING"!  Your friend, lillian
> >
> > C.K. Claybourn wrote:
> >
> > > My name is Kay.  Thanks for all the suggestions from the group.  My
> > > friend's name is Lucy and she's in Victoria, Texas with her Mom,
> > > Merle.  I'm planning to drive down (about 3 hours from my home in
> > > Bryan) and take her your messages and the other info I've gotten off
> > > the web.  Thanks again, and I will be back with more questions when we
> > > know more.
> > >
> > > Here's a story that went around on the web earlier this spring.  If
> > > Chirst doesn't enter into your spiritual practice, please substitute
> > > someone more appropriate.  Thanks again for all the help.  ... Kay
> > >
> > > Devotional Story
> > > At first I saw God as my observer, my judge, keeping track of the
> > > things I did wrong, so as to know whether I merited Heaven or Hell
> > > when I die.  He was out there, sort of like, a president.  I
> > > recognized His picture when I saw it, by I really didn't know Him.
> > > But later on when I met Christ, it seemed as though life were rather
> > > like a bike ride, but it was a tandem bike and I noticed that Christ
> > > was in the back helping me pedal.
> > >  I don't know just when it was that He suggested that we change
> > > places, but life hasn't been the same since.  When I had control, I
> > > knew the way.  It was rather boring but predictable ... It was the
> > > shortest distance between two points.  But when He took the lead, He
> > > knew delightful long cuts, up mountains and through rocky places at
> > > break neck speeds.  It was all I could do to hang on!  Even though it
> > > looked like madness, He said, "Pedal."
> > >    I worried and was anxious and asked, "Where are You taking me?"  He
> > > laughed and didn't answer, and I started to learn to trust.  I forgot
> > > my boring life and entered into the adventure.  When I'd say, "I'm
> > > scared," He'd lean back and touch my hand.  He took me to people with
> > > gifts that I needed; gifts of healing, acceptance, and joy.  They gave
> > > me gifts to take on my journey, my Lord's and mine.
> > >    And we were off again.  He said, "Give the gifts away, they're
> > > extra baggage, too much weight."  so, I did ... to the people we met.
> > > And I found that in giving, I received and still our burden was light.
> > >  I did not trust Him at first, in control of my life.  I thought He'd
> > > wreck it; but He knows bike secrets, knows how to make it bend to take
> > > sharp corners, knows how to jump to clear high rocks, knows how to fly
> > > to shorten scary passages.
> > >    And I am learning to shut up and pedal in the strangest places, and
> > > I am beginning to enjoy the view and the cool breeze on my face with
> > > my delightful, constant companion, Jesus Christ.  And when I am sure I
> > > just cannot do any more, He smiles and says, "Pedal!"
> > >
> > > ---WmCVB@aol.com wrote:
> > > >
> > > >       Dear?: It would be nice to find a name to address you by. A
> > > common
> > > > error.
> > > _________________________________________________________
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