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The Small Things

Laying on Susan's lap, I didn't know what was more beautiful, her big brown eyes or the clear blue sky. One thing I knew for sure, I'd found the girl of my dreams--I was in love. I took a long piece of grass and wove a ring out of it and put it on her finger. You know, the little things are the important things.

Susan made me a fishing pouch out of an old nail apron. She attached it to a belt on the back and applied velcro strips on front to keep its contents from spilling out. I keep a telescopic spinning rod and reel in the pouch.

I like to have the spinning rod with me when I am fly fishing the streams for when I come upon a pond. The other day, I put an 1/8 oz. jig on it and was going deep for big trout. When I cast it, something felt strange--I looked down at the rig, and sure enough it was broken. I lost a small screw that attached the bail to the reel. It was now worthless. You know, the little things are the important things.

It was a small stone that David used to kill the giant. The little boy brought just a few fish and loaves of bread to feed 5000.

Whether it is a loving pat on the back or a kind word or a thoughtful note, the little things are the important things.

Do something important this week. Show a small gesture to someone in need. You know, the little things are the important things.

The master said, 'Well done, my good and faithful servant. You have been faithful in handling this small amount, so now I will give you many more responsibilities. Let's celebrate together!' Matthew 25:23 NLT

It is the small things that show where our heart is--Is there some small thing you need to do for God this week?

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