Meanwhile, the old man, also radiant with joy, returned to his home. His He replied,
"I ate Twinkies in the park with God."
However, before his son responded, he added, "You know, he's much younger than
You may already have found what you were looking for and not know it, because
you expected it to look otherwise.
How well do you know what the object of your search will actually look like?
Preconceived notions can be most deceiving.
Open yourself to life – and perceive.
Too often we underestimate the power of a touch,
a kind word,
a listening ear,
an honest compliment,
or the smallest act of caring,
all of which have the potential to turn a life around.
People come into our lives for a reason, a season, or a lifetime.
Embrace all equally!
Why not let people who have touched your life in a special way know they did so?
Tell them how important they are. 1
Maybe have lunch with God!
And . . .
Thanks for touching my life
|Every morning as the sun rises is
considered a new beginning.
Every day is a new day, a fresh beginning.
Yesterday is the past.
One cannot change the past, so we focus on
the present to prosper of future.
I shall make this day my day of opportunity. 2
|Acknowledge your remarkable goodness: there is much to acknowledge.
His smile was so pleasant that the boy wanted to see it again, so he
offered him a root beer.
Again, he smiled at him.
The boy was delighted!
They sat there all afternoon eating and smiling, but they never said a
As it grew dark, the boy realized how tired he was and he got up to
leave, but before he had gone more than a few steps, he turned
around, ran back to the old man, and gave him a hug. He gave him
his biggest smile ever.
When the boy opened the door to his own house a short time later,
his mother was surprised by the look of joy on his face.
She asked him, "What did you do today that made you so happy?"
He replied, "I had lunch with God."
But before his mother could respond, he added, "You know what?
God's got the most beautiful smile I've ever seen!"
Twinkies and Root Beer
* From, "One!The Journey hOMe", the eBook by Klaas Tuinman MA, ©2007-17
 -Twinkies and Root Beer ~Unknown
From Dawn Cove Abbey
Roadside Assistance For Your Journey Through Life
(Will you recognize what you're looking for when you find it?)
A little boy wanted to meet God.
He knew it was a long trip to where God lived, so he packed his suitcase with
Twinkies and a six-pack of Root Beer and he started his journey.
When he had gone about three blocks, he met an old man. He was sitting in the
park just staring at some pigeons.
The boy sat down next to him and opened his suitcase. He was about to take a
drink from his root beer when he noticed that the old man looked hungry, so he
offered him a Twinkie.