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Better Lucky Than Good

Topic: Wisdom                                                                                              Printer Friendly
Source: “Man finds $20 on the street, spends it on $1M winning lottery ticket” by The Associated Press, August 31, 2015 at 5:24 PM
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Hubert Tang had not purchased a lottery ticket in 10 years. But when he found a $20 bill lying on the street, he decided to see how far his good luck might take him. So he bought two scratch-off tickets. While still standing just outside the store, he scratched them and then he turned to the friend who was with him and said, “I think I just won a million dollars!”

Tang now looks forward to spreading his good fortune. He intends to leave $20 bills in random locations for others to find.
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Google Maps Is My Shepherd

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Topic: Guidance
Scripture: Psalm 23:1-2; John 10:14, 16
Author: Mitchell Dillon

While traveling with my adult son, I asked him to Google directions to our destination. As the voice commands on Google Maps began to direct us, I become concerned. It had us turning to proceed in exactly the opposite direction of where I knew we needed to go. When I mentioned this to my son, he didn’t seem the least bit concerned.

“But what if it’s wrong?” I asked.

“It won’t be wrong” he explained. “Sometimes Google anticipates traffic jams and sends you around them. Go ahead and follow the prompts.”

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