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It is unfair!

Do not grieve; the joy of the Lord is your strength. Nehemiah 8:9
Good morning, friends.
During our New Year service when we were asked to share the testimonies, people shared how God has been good to them. It was such a delight to hear from those who experienced God’s hand in their lives. One girl made a statement when she testified the Lord. “It is unfair if I do not thank Him from the depth of my heart for all the good things He has done in my life.” The catchy thing to my ears was “It is unfair if I do not thank Him from my heart.” What an awesome statement that is!
I just think of how many thanks we normally say to people around us. If a person holds the door open for us, we thank them. If the cashier gives away the receipt for our purchase, we thank them. When the waitress serves the food, we thank them. When the team members do a fantastic job, we thank them. When the conductor gives the ticket, we thank them. When someone gives a ride to the office, we thank them. We can add n nu…

Simple prayers from the heart!

And when you pray, do not keep on babbling like pagans, for they think they will be heard because of their many words.Matthew 6 : 7
Good morning, friends.
Recently I watched the movie ‘Letters to God’. This is from the producers of the movies ‘Fireproof’ and ‘Facing the giants’. Watch it if you can. It is the true story of Tyler Doughtie. 
Tyler is an 8 years old boy suffering from cancer. He writes and mails many letters addressed ‘To God’. He just writes whatever he feels like sharing with God. He doesn’t approach God for only healing, but these letters just reflect his heart to God. He writes even about the simple things like “You know what God? Today was a very good day”. The mailmen don’t know what to do with these letters. This boy doesn't spend his life scared of his disease, instead he writes letters even for others' problems, behaves very patiently toward his schoolmate Alex when he teases him about his disease, and convinces his friend Samantha to behave just like how J…