MountainWings.com Issue # 1018
MountainWings - The Daily Inspirational E-Mail
Helping You Over The Mountains of Life
Things aren’t always what they seem…
traveling angels stopped to spend the night in the home of a wealthy family.
The family was rude and refused to let the angels stay in the mansion's
guest room. Instead the angels were
given a small space in the cold basement. As
they made their bed on the hard floor, the older angel saw a hole in the wall
and repaired it. When the younger
the older angel replied, "Things aren't always what they seem."
next night the pair came to rest at the house of a very poor, but very
hospitable farmer and his wife. After
sharing what little food they had the couple let the angels sleep in their bed
where they could have a good night's rest.
When the sun came up the next morning the angels found the farmer and his
wife in tears. Their only cow,
whose milk had been their sole income, lay dead in the field.
The younger angel was infuriated and asked the older angel how could you
have let this happen?
first man had everything, yet you helped him, she accused.
The second family had little but was willing to share everything, and you
let the cow die.
aren't always what they seem," the older angel replied.
we stayed in the basement of the mansion, I noticed there was gold stored in
that hole in the wall. Since the
owner was so obsessed with greed and unwilling to share his good fortune, I
sealed the wall
last night as we slept in the farmers bed, the angel of death came for his wife.
I gave him the cow instead.
aren't always what they seem."
that is exactly what happens when things don't turn out the way they should.
If you have faith, you just need to trust that every outcome is always to
your advantage. You might not know
it until some time later.
come into our lives
and quickly go..
and stay awhile...
on our (
) quite the
Yesterday is history.
Tomorrow a mystery.
Today is a gift. That's why
it's called the present!
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