to be blessed
"If you have food in the refrigerator, clothes on your back, a roof
overhead and a place to sleep .. you are richer than 75% of this
"If you have money in the bank, in your wallet, and spare change in a
dish, you are among the top 8% of the world's wealthy."
"And if you get this on your own computer, you are part of the 1% in
the world who has that opportunity."
"If you woke up this morning with more health than illness ......you
are more blessed than the many who will not even survive this day."
"If you have never experienced the fear in battle, the loneliness of
imprisonment, the agony of torture, or the pangs of starvation ... you
are ahead of 700 million people in the world"
"If you can attend a church meeting without the fear of harassment,
arrest, torture or death .... you are envied by, and more blessed
than, three billion people in the world."
"If your parents are still alive and still married ... you are very
"If you can hold your head up and smile, you are not the norm, you are
unique to all those in doubt and despair."
If you can read this message, you just received a double blessing in
that someone was thinking of you as very special and you are more
blessed than over two billion people in the world who cannot read at
My heart is singing for joy this morning! A miracle has happened! The light of understanding has shone upon my little pupil's mind, and behold, all things are changed!