Glenda Mills

Hope That Doesn't Disappoint

Pearls

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Dear Friends,

O.K. I confess I’m taking a break from blogging right now while I work on a retreat ministry opportunity….so I’m reblogging this wonderful story I hope you will read.

Prayer: Lord, help us to let go of the fake in our lives, so we can embrace the real treasures you have to offer us.

Morning Story and Dilbert

Jenny was a bright-eyed, pretty five-year-old girl. One day when she and her mother were checking out at the grocery store, Jenny saw a plastic pearl necklace priced at $2.50. How she wanted that necklace, and when she asked her mother if she would buy it for her, her mother said, “Well, it is a pretty necklace, but it costs an awful lot of money. I’ll tell you what. I’ll buy you the necklace, and when we get home we can make up a list of chores that you can do to pay for the necklace. And don’t forget that for your birthday Grandma just might give you a whole dollar bill, too. Okay?”

Jenny agreed, and her mother bought the pearl necklace for her. Jenny worked on her chores very hard every day, and sure enough, her grandma gave her a brand new dollar bill for her birthday. Soon…

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6 thoughts on “Pearls

  1. Love this, Glenda — I shared the Jennie story at the retreat I did a few months back, Pearl of Great Price . . . the ladies loved this sweet story! Thank you for posting while working on your event!

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  2. I’ve heard/read this story before, and I love it!

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  3. Praying for your retreat, Glenda. Hope you’re getting some good ideas!

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    • Thank you Susan…prayer is so important. Yes, the Lord is giving me much material…now I need to condense it…and trust His Spirit to bring out the treasures He’s given me at the right time.

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