Choose Wisely

I am the Good Shepherd

John 10:11
Acts 4:8-12; Psalms 118:1,8-9,21-23,26,28,29; I John 3:1-12; John 10:11-18

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Fourth Sunday of Easter, B

A retired couple, living in Florida, were sitting on their front porch one evening. The wife was just watching the people go by. The husband was reading a book on physiology. The wife turned to her husband and said, “George, let’s go inside and watch the late show.” To which George replied, “I’m too tired. Do you realize that today my heart beat 103,389 times? My blood Travelled 168,000 miles. I breathed 23,000 times. I inhaled 483 cubic feet of air. I moved 750 major muscles — and to top it all off I exercised 7 million brain cells. I’m exhausted. I’m going to bed.”

All that work! Just to stay alive, all in one day! And if that isn’t enough to make you want to go to bed, imagine that you have been conditioned to believe that you are only a grain of sand with little or no control over your fate. Combine that with your concern for your job, family, investment portfolio…

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