I dreamt that I went to Heaven and an angel was showing me around. We walked side-by-side inside a large workroom filled with angels.
My angel guide stopped in front of the first section and said, "This Is the Receiving Section. Here, all petitions to God said in prayer are Received.”
I looked around in this area, and it was terribly busy, with so many angels sorting out petitions written on voluminous paper sheets and scraps from people all over the world. Then we moved on down a long corridor until we reached the second section.
The angel then said to me, "This is the Packaging and Delivery Section. Here, the graces and blessings the people asked for are processed and delivered to those who asked for them."
I noticed again, how busy it was there. There were many angels working hard at that station, since so many blessings had been requested and were being packaged for delivery to Earth.
Finally, at the farthest end of the long corridor, we stopped at the Door of a very small station. To my great surprise, only one angel was seated there, idly doing nothing. "This is the Aknowledgment Section," My angel-friend quietly admitted to me. He seemed embarrassed. "How is it that there is no work going on here?" I asked.
"So sad," the angel sighed. "After people receive the blessings that they asked for, very few send back acknowledgments."
"How does one acknowledge God's blessings?" I asked.
"Simple," the angel answered. Just say, "Thank you, Lord."
"What blessings should they acknowledge?" I asked
“Simple” He replied: "If you have food to eat, clothes to wear, a home of your won, a place to sleep and children of your own, you are richer than 75% of this world.
If you have money to spend, and extra in your bank account, you are among the top 8% of the world's wealthy."
" If you woke up this morning with more health than illness ... you are more blessed than millions who will not even survive this day ."
"If you have never experienced the fear of war, the loneliness of imprisonment, the agony of torture, or the pangs of starvation .......you are ahead of 700 million people in the world who daily experience this."
"If you can attend a church any time you want, without fear of harassment, arrest, torture or death, then you are envied by and more blessed than, three billion people in the world who cannot do so because of persecution”
"If your parents are still alive and more so, still married ...you are very rare ."
If you can read this message, you just received a double blessing in that you are among over two billion people in the world who cannot read at all.
Before you start complaining about what you don’t have, have you thanked Him for what you have? Don’t be an ingrate? Do it now!
Acknowledge Dept.: "Thank you Lord, for giving me the ability to see what you have done in my life”.
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