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June 21, 2013

Chaplain thoughts

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“The road to success is filled with many tempting parking places.”
~ Will Rogers

Have you ever been late to a big event? Parking is impossible, but then you see it – the perfect parking spot. It may take a little finesse, but it shouldn’t be a problem with your driving skills. Something inside you says, “Don’t do it.” However, you are late and you take the chance. After an exhilarating event, you arrive at your vehicle to find the dread slip of paper tucked neatly under the windshield wiper – a ticket!
Life is filled with tempting decisions that can destroy one’s future. Is a “moment of pleasure,” the perfect parking spot, worth the regret of a shortened career or a broken relationship? If the parking space seems too good to be true, it probably is!




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