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If you had been living when Christ was on earth And had met the Saviour kind, What would you have asked Him to do for you, Supposing you were stone blind? A child considered and then replied, I expect that without a doubt, I'd ask for a dog with collar and chain, To lead me daily about. And how often thus, in faithless prayer, We acknowledge with shamed surprise. We have only asked for a dog and chain, When we might have had - opened eyes. (author unknown) mumbly

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Ramona Meek @ilovehimso ·

mums, I love this! Just browsing your blogs for a minute today and stumbled across this beautiful little poem, so very true. Thanks for sharing! In His love, Mona

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Sandy Brooks @poodlelady ·

Oh how true this is and how many times have we ask for a crumb when we could have had the whole meal!
Awesome poem Mums -thank you for sharing it.
YSIC
poodle

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Francisco J Zubia @tohimbeglory ·

Sometimes we don't ask God for the greater gifts because we really don't want to receive and thank him. We sometime want to be in a poverty state where we don't think we owe God anything. Pride can manifest itself in many shapes and forms. May you be blessed. Amen.

thbg

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Grey Warner @day2day ·

I came across your poem and really appreciate it! It gives you something to think on...Have a great day!
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Alan Nethery @shadowalker ·

Random blogging today, Mums, and ran across your poem. -Maybe my perspective is different, or maybe age and experience have just changed it. -More than once, I had much... -And then life taught me how little it takes to be content...

-We should never limit ourselves especially when it comes to God, but then again, there are those who are quite happy and content with just a dog on a chain. Amen?

God Bless! :angel:
Shadow

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