Love Adds the Chocolate

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by: Steven Robinson

04/29/2020

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---------------------- "Love Adds The Chocolate" --------------------

A house is a house is a house--until love comes through the door,
that is. And love intuitively goes around sprinkling that special
brand of angel dust that transforms a house into a very special home
for very special people: your family.

Money, of course, can build a charming house, but only love can
furnish it with a feeling of home.

Duty can pack an adequate sack lunch, but love may decide to tuck
a little love note inside.

Money can provide a television set, but love controls it and
cares enough to say no and take the guff that comes with it.

Obligation sends the children to bed on time, but love tucks the
covers in around their necks and passes out kisses and hugs (even to
teenagers!).

Obligation can cook a meal, but love embellishes the table with a
potted ivy trailing around slender candles.

Duty writes many letters, but love tucks a joke or a picture or a
fresh stick of gum inside.

Compulsion keeps a sparkling house. But love and prayer stand a
better chance of producing a happy family.

Duty gets offended quickly if it isn't appreciated. But love
learns to laugh a lot and to work for the sheer joy of doing it.

Obligation can pour a glass of milk, but quite often love will
add a little chocolate.

--James S. Hewett, Illustrations Unlimited (Wheaton: Tyndale
House Publishers, Inc, 1988) p. 192.

See: Job 23:10; Lk 12:47.

Love the Work ... Work the Love!
Pastor Steve

---------------------- "Love Adds The Chocolate" --------------------

A house is a house is a house--until love comes through the door,
that is. And love intuitively goes around sprinkling that special
brand of angel dust that transforms a house into a very special home
for very special people: your family.

Money, of course, can build a charming house, but only love can
furnish it with a feeling of home.

Duty can pack an adequate sack lunch, but love may decide to tuck
a little love note inside.

Money can provide a television set, but love controls it and
cares enough to say no and take the guff that comes with it.

Obligation sends the children to bed on time, but love tucks the
covers in around their necks and passes out kisses and hugs (even to
teenagers!).

Obligation can cook a meal, but love embellishes the table with a
potted ivy trailing around slender candles.

Duty writes many letters, but love tucks a joke or a picture or a
fresh stick of gum inside.

Compulsion keeps a sparkling house. But love and prayer stand a
better chance of producing a happy family.

Duty gets offended quickly if it isn't appreciated. But love
learns to laugh a lot and to work for the sheer joy of doing it.

Obligation can pour a glass of milk, but quite often love will
add a little chocolate.

--James S. Hewett, Illustrations Unlimited (Wheaton: Tyndale
House Publishers, Inc, 1988) p. 192.

See: Job 23:10; Lk 12:47.

Love the Work ... Work the Love!
Pastor Steve

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