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Ten Words, Two Stones, Three Truths

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“Run, John, run the law commands,
But gives me neither feet nor hands;
Far better news the gospel brings:
It bids me fly; it gives me wings.”

I was late today. And it was raining. I felt so cold. But one thing for sure, I should not be not on the best seat for my favorite speaker. I understood that there was nothing in this life that will last forever, not even a good preacher. So, I intended to make every minutes counted. So, I boldly moved to the front seat sitting there alone and cold.  Thank goodness, as the sermon was delivered, a group of New Zealanders sat on my row. Now, that will help to ease this coldness. I can be more relaxed in enjoying today. It was all about the ten commandments.

As every good Bible teacher would do, he expectedly open his preach with something catchy. Well, he opened the sermon with a song, kiddy song, the ten commandments. It was a warm breeze to this cold sanctuary, where we can witness the sincerity of children singing for God. And I learnt it as quickly as I could. 

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The capital letter b

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for boring. or bored. or boredom.

Lately I feel bored with my life. Not that I don’t want to live anymore, but there must be something wrong with my life and I have to do something about it. I don’t know what. My life is okay. I am just one of those so called underpaid white collar worker, teacher. I wake up early in the morning, get my breakfast ready, teach from 7-3, hit the gym, do my laundry, stretch my legs, play my ipad, view some TV shows and sleep. On fridays I go to my Father’s home, stay there for the weekend or go out to meet some gangs, go to church on Sunday and get ready for the coming week. I have been doing this for the past 2 years. Before that I was a bit respected as a principal, where when I was bored, I can take a leave and go for short vacation. Teachers don’t have that privileges.

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Written by vallaura

April 29, 2012 at 9:27 PM

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