Once upon a
time a married couple went off on a long vacation to Europe. Since their kids were away in
college, there was no need to have someone take care of the house. So they told their
cleaning person she didnt have to come to the house until they returned. She looked
so said that they said she could come in one
way every other week instead of two days every week. They were shocked that she
wasnt as grateful as they thought she should be. They came home after having a
wonderful time on their trip and found the house in perfect order of course. The cleaning
person told them that she had found another job while they were gone at which she could
work every day. They were furious at her for her disloyalty and refused to pay her for the
days she had worked while they were away. We dont know you were here those days,
they said. You could have cleaned the house up the day before we returned. Thats
what we get for being generous to you. The trouble with you people is that you have no
sense of loyalty.
Psalm 90: 11-16
11 Who considers the power of thy anger, and thy wrath
according to the fear of thee?
12 So teach us to number our days that we may get a heart of wisdom.
13 Return, O LORD! How long? Have pity on thy servants!
14 Satisfy us in the morning with thy steadfast love, that we may rejoice
and be glad all our days.
15 Make us glad as many days as thou hast afflicted us, and as many years as
we have seen evil.
16 Let thy work be manifest to thy servants, and thy glorious power to their
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