Tewahedo Orthodox Girl

Monthly Archives: December 2019

May God make your year a happy one!Not by shielding you from all sorrows and pain,But by strengthening you to bear it, as it comes;Not by making your path easy,But by making you sturdy to travel any path;Not by taking hardships from you,But by taking fear from your heart;Not by granting you unbroken sunshine,But by keeping your face bright, even in the shadows;Not by making your life always pleasant,But by showing you… Read More

Dear God for this coming yearJust one request I bring:I do not pray for happiness,Or any earthly thing—I do not ask to understandThe way Thou leadest me,But this I ask: Teach me to doThe thing that pleaseth Thee.I want to know Thy guiding voice,To walk with Thee each day.Dear God make me swift to hearAnd ready to obey.And thus the year I now beginA happy year will be—If I am seeking just… Read More

Many years ago a farmer in London had the misfortune to owe a huge sum to a money lender. The Money lender, who was old and ugly, fancied the farmer’s beautiful daughter. So he proposed a bargain. He said he would forget the farmer’s debt if he could marry his daughter. Both the farmer and his daughter were horrified by the proposal. So the cunning money-lender suggested that they let providence decide… Read More

A Flight Was Flying Through The Clouds… Suddenly, It Lost The Balance. Everyone Started Shouting In Fear. But A Small Girl Kept Playing With Her Toy. After An Hour, The Flight Was Landed Safely and A Man Asked The Small Girl “How Could You Play With Your Toy When Everyone Was Afraid?” The Small Girl Smiled And Said, “My Dad Is The Pilot. I Knew He Will Land Me Safely!” Likewise, in… Read More

A psychologist walked around a room while teaching stress management to an audience. As she raised a glass of water, everyone expected they’d be asked the “half empty or half full” question. Instead, with a smile on her face, she inquired: “How heavy is this glass of water?” Answers called out ranged from 8 oz. to 20 oz.She replied, “The absolute weight doesn’t matter. It depends on how long I hold it…. Read More

I hope this adds a little laughter or at least a smile to your day…Enjoy! A new Christian was very interestedly reading the Bible while waiting for transportation and every now and then would exclaim, “Praise the Lord” and on and on as he read on. A skeptic heard him and came and asked what he was reading. He answered” I am reading how God parted the red sea and let the… Read More

No matter how stuck you feel. No matter how bad things are right now. No matter how many days you’ve spent crying.No matter how hopeless and sad you feel. No matter how many days you’ve spent wishing things were different.I promise, you wont feel this way forever. Keep going.

Here is a man who was born in an obscure village, the child of a peasant woman. He grew up in an obscure village. He worked in a carpenter shop until he was thirty, and then for three years he was an itinerant teacher. He never wrote a book. He never held an office. He never owned a home. He never had a family. He never went to college. He never traveled,… Read More

A priest told his congregation, “Next week I plan to preach about the sin of lying. To help you understand my sermon, I want you all to read Mark 17.” The following Sunday, as he prepared to deliver his sermon, the priest asked for a show of hands. He wanted to know how many had read Mark 17. Every hand went up. The priest smiled and said, “Mark only has sixteen chapters…. Read More

As you got up this morning, I watched you and hoped you would talk to me, even if it was just a few words, asking my opinion or thanking me for something good that happened in your life yesterday. But I noticed you were too busy, trying to find the right outfit to wear. When you ran around the house getting ready, I knew there would be a few minutes for you… Read More

One of my favorite things to do and absolutely love to do when I’m driving is read church signs. The following are a few of my favorite. Enjoy! “To prevent truth decay. Brush up on your Bible.”“The best vitamin for a Christian is B1.”“Under same management for over 2000 years.”“Soul food served here.”“Tithe if you love Jesus! Anyone can honk!”“7 days without prayer makes one weak.”“Beat the Christmas rush, come to church… Read More

Researchers at the University of Virginia have found that most people perceive a hill to be steeper than it really is, especially if they are tired or carrying a heavy load. When asked to estimate the slope of a hill, test participants consistently misjudged it, thinking a 10-degree slant was about 30 degrees, and rating a 5-degree slope as nearly 20 degrees. Hardly any of them believed they could be that far… Read More

A father before he died said to his son: “This is a watch your grandfather gave me, and it’s more than 200 years old. But before I give it to you, go to the watch shop on the first street, and tell him I want to sell it, and see how much he offers you.“ He went, and then came back to his father, and said, “The watchmaker offered $5 because it’s… Read More

“If the world hates you, you know that it hated Me before it hated you.” John 15:18 (NKJV) If you ever feel or have felt rejected or not loved, the following story is for you! I hope it helps you to see how wonderful our God truly is. Enjoy! Every once in a while, a ewe will give birth to a lamb and reject it. There are many reasons she may do this. If… Read More

If you think you are beaten, you areIf you think you dare not, you don’t,If you like to win, but you think you can’tIt is almost certain you won’t. If you think you’ll lose, you’re lostFor out of the world we find,Success begins with a fellow’s willIt’s all in the state of mind. If you think you are outclassed, you areYou’ve got to think high to rise,You’ve got to be sure of… Read More