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Thankyou Charlotte, I really liked this. Easy to remember, P.U.S.H....Your
friend.    Beav

Charlotte Kays wrote:

> Subject: P.U.S.H.
> Date: Tue, 10 Oct 2000 22:33:09 EDT
> From: GraceAStokes@cs.com
> To: cpkays@webtv.net
>
> P.U.S.H.!
>
> A man was sleeping at night in his cabin when suddenly his room filled with
> light and the Savior appeared. The Lord told the man he had work for him to
> do, and showed him a large rock in front of his cabin. The Lord explained
> that the man was to push against the rock with all his might.
>  This the man did, day after day.
>
> For many years he toiled from sun up to sun down, his shoulders set squarely
> against the cold, massive surface of the unmoving rock,  pushing with all his
> might. Each night the man returned to his cabin sore, and worn out, feeling
> that his whole day had been spent in vain.
>
> Seeing that the man was showing signs of discouragement, the Adversary
> decided to enter the picture by placing thoughts into the man's weary mind:
> "You have been pushing against that rock for a long time, and it hasn't
> budged. Why kill yourself over this? You are never going to
>  move it." Thus giving the man the impression that the task was
>  impossible  and that he was a failure.
>
> These thoughts discouraged and disheartened the man. "Why kill myself  over
> this?" he thought. "I'll just put in my time, giving just the minimum effort
> and that will be good enough." And that is what he planned to do until one
> day he decided to make it a matter of prayer and take his troubled thoughts
> to the Lord.
>
> "Lord" he said, "I have labored long and hard in your service, putting all my
> strength to do that which you have asked. Yet, after all this time, I have
> not even budged that rock by half a millimeter. What is wrong?  Why am I
> failing?"
>
>  The Lord responded compassionately, "My friend, when I asked you to serve me
> and you accepted, I told you that your task was to push against the rock with
> all your strength, which you have done. Never once did I mention to you that
> I expected you to move it. Your task was to push.  And now you come to me,
> with your strength spent, thinking that you have failed.  But, is that really
> so?"
>
> "Look at yourself. Your arms are strong and muscled, your back sinewy and
> brown, your hands are callused from constant pressure, and your  legs have
> become massive and hard. Through opposition you have grown much and your
> abilities now surpass that which you used to have.
> Yet you haven't  moved the rock.  But your calling was to be obedient and to
> push and to
> exercise your faith and trust in My wisdom. This you have done. I, my friend,
> will now move the rock."
>
> At times, when we hear a word from God, we tend to use our own intellect to
> decipher what He wants, when actually what God wants is just simple obedience
> and faith in Him.... By all means, exercise the faith  that moves mountains,
> but know that it is still God who moves the mountains.
>
> For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ: for it is the power of God unto
> salvation to everyone that believes... Romans 1:16
>
> When everything seems to go wrong, just P.U.S.H.!
>  When the job gets you down, just P.U.S.H.!
>  When people don't react the way you think they should, just P.U.S.H.!
>  When your money looks funny and the bills are due, just P.U.S.H.!
> When you want to curse them out for whatever the reason,just P.U.S.H.!
> When people just don't understand you, Just P.U.S.H.!
>
>  P.U.S.H. = Pray Until Something Happens!!!!!



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