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Can You Sleep When the Wind Blows?
12/6/2008 9:49:20 AM
Can You Sleep When the Wind Blows?
Years ago, a farmer owned land along the Atlantic seacoast.
He constantly advertised for hired hands. Most people were
reluctant to work on farms along the Atlantic. They dreaded the
awful storms that raged across the Atlantic, wreaking havoc on the buildings and crops.
As the farmer interviewed applicants for the job, he received
A steady stream of refusals.

Finally, a short, thin man, well past middle age, approached
the farmer. "Are you a good farm hand?" the farmer asked him.
"Well, I can sleep when the wind blows," answered the little man.

Although puzzled by this answer, the farmer, desperate for help,
Hired him. The little man worked well around the farm, busy from
dawn to dusk,  and the farmer felt satisfied with the man's work.
Then one night the wind howled loudly in from offshore.
Jumping out of bed, the farmer grabbed a lantern and rushed
next door to the hired hand's sleeping quarters. He shook the
little man and yelled, "Get up!  A storm is coming!
Tie things down before they blow away!"
The little man rolled over in bed and said firmly, "No
sir. I told you, I can sleep when the wind blows."

Enraged by the response, the farmer was tempted to fire him on
the spot. Instead, he hurried outside to prepare for the storm.
To his amazement, he discovered that all of the haystacks had
been covered with tarpaulins. The cows were in the barn, the chickens
were in the coops, and the doors were barred.
The shutters were tightly secured.  Everything was tied down.

Nothing could blow away. The farmer then understood what his
hired hand meant, so he returned to his bed to also sleep while the wind blew.

When you're prepared, spiritually, mentally, and physically,
you have nothing to fear. Can you sleep when the
wind blows through your life?
The hired hand in the story was able to sleep because he
had secured the farm against the storm.
We secure ourselves against the storms of life by
grounding ourselves in the Word of God.
We don't need to understand, we just need to hold
His hand to have peace in the middle of storms.

A friend of mine sent this to me,
and I enjoyed it so much, that I wanted to send it to you. 
I hope you enjoy your day and you sleep well.

You can, if you think you can. You are somebody, cause God don't make no junk!
Re: Can You Sleep When the Wind Blows?
12/6/2008 11:50:18 AM

Thanks for that word,

No young man could tell that story and apply the meaning. In these difficult time wise instruction such as these will help many to "Look to the Hills which cometh our help our help comes from the Lord". I can do all thing through Christ who strengthen me. Trust only in the Lord and lean not to your own understanding,in all thy ways acknowledge Him and He shall direct your path. Seek first the kingdom of God and His righteousness and all these things shall be added unto you. Be ye transformed by the renewal of your mind so you will know what the perfect will of God is. When you Pray Believe and you shall have for what you Prayed.Amen.

Keep spreading the good news. Theirs blessing in the giving. God Blessing to you and your Family.


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