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God's Boxes


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  • God's Boxes

    God's Boxes
    I have in my hand two boxes
    Which God gave me to hold
    He said "put all your sorrows in the black box
    And all your joys in the gold

    I heeded his words, and in the two boxes
    Both my joys and sorrows I stored
    But though the gold became heavier each day
    The black was as light as before

    With curiosity, I open the black
    I wanted to find out why
    And I saw, in the base of the box, a hole
    Which my sorrows had fallen out by

    I showed the hole to God and mused
    "I wonder where my sorrows could be"
    He smiled a gentle smile and said
    "My child, they're all here with me"

    I asked God why he gave me the boxes
    Why the gold and the black with the hole
    'My child, the gold is for you to count your blessings
    The black is for you to let go.
    Every great thing that has ever happened since the beginning of time has started as a single thought in someones mind.
    So if you are capable of thought then you are capable of great things
    Good luck and stay well.

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    Re: God's Boxes

    I liked that one!
    Knowledge is power ... Stay informed!
    YOU can make a difference - all you have to do is try!

    Dx age 12 current age 46 and counting!
    lost: 5 family members to HCM (SCD, Stroke, CHF)
    Others diagnosed living with HCM (or gene +) include - daughter, niece, nephew, cousin, sister and many many friends!
    Therapy - ICD (implanted 97, 01, 04 and 11, medication
    Currently not obstructed
    Complications - unnecessary pacemaker and stroke (unrelated to each other)