Today we mourn the passing of a beloved old friend, birth records were long ago lost in bureaucratic red tape. and
He will be remembered as having cultivated such valuable lessons as:
- Knowing when to come in out of the rain;
- Why the early bird gets the worm;
- Life isn't always fair;, who has been with us for many years. No one knows for sure how old he was, since his
- Maybe it was my fault.
Common Sense lived by simple, sound financial policies (don't spend more than you can earn) and reliable strategies (adults, not children, are in charge).
His health began to deteriorate rapidly when well-intentioned but overbearing regulations were set in place. Reports of a 6-year-old boy charged with sexual harassment for kissing a classmate; teens suspended from school for using mouthwash after lunch; and a teacher fired for reprimanding an unruly student, only worsened his condition.
Common Sense lost ground when parents attacked teachers for doing the job that they themselves had failed to do in disciplining their . It declined even further when schools were required to get parental consent to administer sun lotion or an aspirin to a student; but could not inform parents when a student became pregnant and wanted to have an abortion.
Common Sense lost the will to live as the churches became businesses; and criminals received better treatment than their victims. Common Sense took a beating when you couldn't defend yourself from a burglar in your own home and the burglar could sue you for assault.
Common Sense finally gave up the will to live, after a woman failed to realize that a steaming cup of coffee was hot. She spilled a little in her lap, and was promptly awarded a huge settlement. Common Sense was preceded in death, by his parents, Truth and Trust, by his wife, Discretion, by his daughter, Responsibility, and by his son, Reason.
He is survived by his 4 stepbrothers; I Know My Rights, I Want It Now, Someone Else Is To Blame, and I'm A Victim
Not many attended his funeral because so few realized he was gone.
Today we mourn the passing of a beloved old friend, birth records were long ago lost in bureaucratic red tape.
HE IS ALL, POWERFUL
He is the First and Last, The Beginning and the End. He is the keeper of Creation, and the Creator of all.
He is the Creator of the Universe
And the Manager of all times.
He always was, He always is,
And He always will be.
He is unmoved, unchanged,
Undefeated, and never outdone.
He was bruised and brought healing. He was pierced and eased pain!
He was persecuted and brought freedom, He was dead and brought life.
He is risen and brings power. He reigns and brings peace.
The world can't understand Him. The armies can't defeat Him. The schools can't explain Him.
And the leaders can't ignore Him. Herod couldn't kill Him.
The Pharisees couldn't confuse Him, And the people couldn't hold Him.
Nero couldn't crush Him.
Hitler couldn't silence Him.
The New Age can't replace Him,
And Donahue can't explain Him away.
He is light, love, longevity, and Lord.
tic is goodness, gentleness, kindness, and God.
He is holy, righteous, mighty, powerful, and pure.
His ways are right. His Word is eternal.
His will is unchanging, and His mind is on me.
He is my Redeemer, He is my Saviour. He is my Guide, and He is my Joy. He is my Peace, He is my Comfort.
He is my Lord and He rules my life.
I serve Him because His bond is love.
His burden is light, and His goal for me is abundant life.
I follow Him because He is the wisdom of the wise. The power of the powerful. the ancient of days,
The ruler of rulers, the leader of leaders, The overseer of over comers,
And the Sovereign Lord of all that was, Is, and is to come.
And if that seems impressive for you, Try this for size.
His goal is a relationship with ME.
He will never leave me, never forsake me, Never mislead me, ever forget me, Never overlook me,
And never cancel my appointment In His appointment book!
When I fall, He lifts me up.
When I fail, He forgives.
When I am weak, He is strong.
When I am lost, He is the way.
When I am afraid, He is my courage. When I stumble, He steadies me. When I am hurt, He heals. Me.
When I am broken, He mends me. When I am blind, He leads me.
When I am hungry, He feeds me.
When I face trials, He is with me.
When I face persecution, He shields me. When I face problems, He comforts me.
When I face loss, He provides for me.
When I face death, He carries me home.
He is everything for everybody,
Everywhere, every time, And every way.
He is God, He is faithful.
I am His and He is mine!
My Father in heaven can whip
The Father of this world.
So, if you're wondering why
I feel so secure,
He said it and that settles it.
God is in control, I am on His side,
And that means all is well with my soul.
- Author Unknown