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Daily Archives April 7, 2015
Maybe if my leg was broken or I was diagnosed with a life threatening illness they would have cared more. It seems that mental illness does not have a place in this world. There are already too many \’freaks\’ suffering from it, one in five australians in fact. Sure the physical symptoms of depression may not kill me, but the emotional ones may.I know that I can be stronger and fight my depression, Iwant an education and a career, I never wanted to be a dropout. Finding the motivation to brush my teeth is a struggle, so you can imagine the pain I feel when people called me a faker. The inner sadness that engulfs me is phenomenal. Iwouldn\’t wish it upon my worst enemy...
When I created the heavens and the earth, I spoke them into being. When I created man, I formed him and breathed life into his nostrils. But you, woman, I fashioned after I breathed the breath of life into man because your nostrils are too delicate. I allowed a deep sleep to come over him so I could patiently and perfectly fashion you.
Man was put to sleep so that he could not interfere with the creativity. From one bone I fashioned you. I chose the bone that protects man\’s life. I chose the rib, which protects his heart and lungs and supports him, as you are meant to do.
Around this one bone I shaped you. I modeled you. I created you perfectly and beautifully. Your characteristics are as the rib, strong yet delicate and fragile...
With a timid voice and idolizing eyes, the little boy greeted his father as he returned from work, \”Daddy, how much do you make an hour?\”
Greatly surprised, but giving his boy a glaring look, the father said: \”Look, son, not even your mother knows that. Don\’t bother me now, I\’m tired.\”
\”But Daddy, just tell me please!? How much do you make an hour,\” the boy insisted.
The father finally giving up replied: \” Twenty dollars per hour.\”
\”Okay, Daddy? Could you loan me ten dollars?\” the boy asked.
Showing restlessness and positively disturbed, the father yelled:
\”So that was the reason you asked how much I earn, right?? Go to sleep and don\’t bother me anymore!\”
It was already dark and the father was meditating on what he had said and was feeling guilty...
A young man who had been raised as an atheist was training to be an
Olympic diver. The only religious influence in his life came from his
outspoken Christian friend. The young diver never really paid much
attention to his friend\’s sermons, but he heard them often.
One night the diver went to the indoor pool at the college he attended.
The lights were all off, but as the pool had big skylights and the moon
was bright, there was plenty of light to practice by. The young man
climbed up to the highest diving board and as he turned his back
to the pool on the edge of the board and extended his arms out, he saw
his shadow on the wall. The shadow of his body, was in the shape of a
Instead of diving, he knelt down and finally asked God to come into his
As the youn...