Aug 22, 2013

Thank You Friend..............






I just got a surprise package from UPS. A box of books that are dear to me,from a friend I met through my blog. One I have never met face to face! What a kind thing for her to do...made my day...and sure has cheered me up after suffering through yesterday feeling so bad in my body. God is so good...he knows what we need and just the right time we need it most. This is what the world needs more of ..random acts of kindness and generosity...I am a true believer of the" simple things" being the best things in this life...I could not be happier if someone offered me a one thousand dollar shopping spree...I would probably want to spend it at the thrift shop LOL. I have to mention too, of another sweet friend and sister in Christ at home now... canning pear preserves and has already offered to bring me a jar, to church on Sunday. Maybe you won't get this and maybe you will,but just this morning before getting up...I was praying and talking to the Lord, and this scripture came to mind.... Give, and it shall be given unto you, good measure, pressed down, and shaken together, and running over, shall men give into your bosom. For with the same measure that ye mete withal it shall be measured to you again. Luke 6:38
I have never had a lot of money to offer anyone,but money is the least of what you can offer to someone in this life...give your time,a kind word, a ride to the store, a box of books ,if you know someone would be blessed reading them, a jar of preserves, even a cup of cold water.. to the least of these...whatever is in your power to do...do it cheerfully and graciously and you will be bless...he has promised it to be so. I say all this to the glory of God, for I am nothing, but only what I am through the grace of God in Christ Jesus.

I shared this on facebook,but I wanted to share here with you sweet friends too.  Thank you my dear friend Marlyn, I pray that God bless you good for your gift of kindness to me! You ... my dear blogging friends continue to amaze me with your kindness. I have been blessed by so many of you.....I pray you only realize how much so.  Huggs to you all.

8 comments:

Mitzi said...

I am so glad your box of books arrived. I am so happy to share them with you. Thank you for the kind words. I am a sister in Christ too.
Enjoy, enjoy!

marie said...

Random acts of kindness....the world definitely needs more of them!
Enjoy your books Shelley!!

Sew Blessed Maw said...

How sweet and kind.. Hope your feeling better. Hugs.

Twyla and Lindsey said...

We love you, Shelley!

Mrs. G said...

How truly blessed you are to have such good friends. I wish I had those kinds of friends, around me. I live in a place where people do not befriend their neighbors much less strangers. It's a long way from where I came from. Small town Texas where everybody knew each other and random acts of kindness were the norm.

Grace & Peace

Peggy said...

What a sweet surprise! Enjoy the reading!

Barbara Neubeck said...

How wonderful to receive such a lovely gift.... Enjoy....
Hugs and blessings ... Barb xxx

~Lavender Dreamer~ said...

I'm so happy for you! You've blessed so many others with your thoughtfulness my friend! Packages are such a fun surprise! ENJOY!!!