A teacher posed the following problem to her arithmetic class:
“A wealthy man dies and leaves ten million dollars. One-fifth is to go to his wife, one-fifth to his son, one-sixth to his butler, and the rest to charity. Now, what does each get?”
The classroom fell silent for a moment, and then an earnest young voice piped up: “A lawyer!”
My home town was so small that in order to paint traffic lines, the road had to be widened.
Thought for the day
Though they have been going through much trouble and hard times, they have mixed their wonderful joy with their deep poverty, and the result has been an overflow of giving to others” 2 Corinthians 8:2
Joy and generosity always go together. An acid test of how much you trust God is the way you handle your money, because it shows what’s important to you.