Re: Chocolate

Moorad Alexanian (alexanian@UNCWIL.EDU)
Fri, 29 May 1998 12:05:40 -0500 (EST)

At 10:41 AM 5/29/98 -0500, Wendee HOLTCAMP wrote:
>Something to think about:
>The story is told of the time Corrie Ten Boom was to speak to a group of
>theologians after the war. She first passed out Dutch chocolate to each
>person there - a real treat in those days. After they had eaten it she
>said, "No one said anything about the chocolate." Someone protested that
>they had indeed thanked her for it. She replied, "I meant that none of you
>asked me how much sugar was in it. Or what kind of chocolate it was. Or the
>order in which the ingredients were added together. Or the temperature of
>the mix. Or where it was made. You just took it and ate it." Someone in the
>audience replied, "And it was excellent." Corrie Ten Boom then continued
>holding up her Bible, "And in the same way you should read this! Stop
>analyzing it or you will never be nourished. Pick it up and read the Word
>of God!"
> Wendee Holtcamp -- GREENDESIGN Communications
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Dear Wendee,

I often use the example of the aspirin which no one demands to know how it
works before taking it to get rid of pain or headaches. So is Christ in our
lives--it is the solution which we cannot truly understand.

Take care,