Perhaps you are a winner in life’s lottery
and you just don’t realize it!
Imagine, if you would, a room full of people… twenty-two people to be exact. Some of the people are clothed in rags, and a few of the people are clothed in lavish outfits. Most of the people look tired, hungry or malnourished. Some look oppressed, as though they have been beaten down and neglected. Just a very select few are the exact opposite and are enjoying the health of a full stomach and a roof over their heads. Everyone in this room is sitting except for one. There is something different about this one person standing among the twenty two. His head is held higher, his clothes in better condition, his demeanor more confident. There is a different atmosphere about this man; an atmosphere of creativity, self-worth, and virtue. If this entire room were to represent the population of the world, this one man standing would be an American.
The wonderful thing about this illustration is, if you are reading this and currently reside in America, you are the one in twenty-two people who are blessed to live in the “shining city on a hill” as Ronald Reagan so frequently referred to America. Only one in twenty-two, that’s it! How does that make you feel?
Is it not amazing that you were picked by our Creator out of every twenty-two people to live here?
And is it not true that to be picked, one out of twenty-two, is not only miraculous but does also foretell of an important and meaningful life?
Ask yourself; why would God bless you to live here if you’re just an average person with no plan or purpose for your life?
The answer is; […]