Reading 1 - JB 38:1, 12-21; 40:3-5
The LORD addressed Job out of the storm and said:
Have you ever in your lifetime commanded the morning
and shown the dawn its place
For taking hold of the ends of the earth,
till the wicked are shaken from its surface?
The earth is changed as is clay by the seal,
and dyed as though it were a garment;
But from the wicked the light is withheld,
and the arm of pride is shattered.
Have you entered into the sources of the sea,
or walked about in the depths of the abyss?
Have the gates of death been shown to you,
There is a true story of a little boy whose sister needed a blood transfusion. The Doctor explained that she had the same disease the boy had recovered from two years earlier. Her only chance of recovery was a transfusion from someone who had previously conquered the disease.
One day, a young father wanted his son to understand the true impact of making right choices, of obeying and doing what's right. His idea was unique: every time his son made a bad choice or a wrong decision, he gave him a hammer and one gray nail to go out to their backyard and pound it into the wooden fence.
Today, this new day, I am a successful student. Overnight my mind and body have produced thousands of new cells to give me the greatest advantages possible. I am born anew, revitalized, and full of energy.
Find a Place for Happiness to Land
William Arthur Ward (1921-1994) was an American writer and one of this country's most quoted inspirational writers with more than 100 articles, poems and meditations written an published in such magazines as the Reader's Digest.
You Can Achieve It
The incredibly imaginative EPCOT Center opened in Orlando, Florida in 1982, some 16 years after its principle architect and dreamer, Walt Disney died.