Grateful Even for Fleas

Thursday, November 22, 2012

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You might have heard this story before about Corrie Ten Bloom's experience in the holocaust. It's extremely popular and all over the internet, but it's a good one. Corrie and her sister were prisoners in the holocaust. The conditions were extremely bad and they're section of the prison was so flea ridden that the soldiers wouldn't come near them. They read in the bible that they should give thanks in all circumstances and from that they received peace. The fleas allowed them to keep their bible and kept the guards away. When you feel frustrated and upset, remember to look for the little reminders of things to be grateful for. Sometimes the annoyances in life can actually be a blessing and something to be grateful for.

Sources:
http://www.broadcaster.org.uk/section2/transcript/hidingplace.html
http://mormanity.blogspot.com/2011/12/lessons-from-fleas.html
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