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Life and Chocolate

We have to live life to the fullest. I know it's a process to doing that and it doesn't come over night. Yet God wants us to strive to do so. It doesn't matter what happened or didn't happen, we have to live our life unto Christ. How many of us are willing to let Him lead us? "You make known to me the path of life; in your presence there is fullness of joy; at your right hand are pleasures forevermore" (Psalm 16:11).

If God still has us here, it's for a reason. I sometimes think over my life and I can't help but think, but God. Remember the ole saying about life being like a box of chocolates? Those chocolates that we sometimes get around Christmas or Valentines Day are kind of like life, aren't they? Well, some part of life anyway. Some of those candies are really great, some are disgusting, and some are just ok. You can't tell which ones taste like what until you put one in your mouth and start chewing. Then you can decide whether to keep chewing or not. Life is not quite like that, because we can't pick the life we get. We can't choose what we get and what we don't get, but what we can do is decide how we choose to deal with what we get. We can decide how we're going to react to what comes our way and our attitude about it, because it's our choice, just like those chocolates. 
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