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God's Beloved Children
On 19th April 2009, I woke up and I read the previous day's New Paper and I came across a page that reads "Touching Success Story of UK's Ugly Duckling". The article was about a Scottish Charity worker named Susan Boyle who on 11th April 2009 on Britain's Got Talent show stunned the world with her rendition of Les Miserables "I Dreamed a Dream". The performance was on youtube and there were some 200 different versions of it. One of them even had 19 million downloads.
Without hesitation, I went to Youtube and downloaded one of the 200 versions. The first time I watched it, something stirred in my heart and the words "God's Gift" was so strong, that without hesitation, I sent to many of my friends inviting them to view the Youtube of Susan Boyle.
God works in many wonderous ways. He cares and loves each and every one of His beloved children. When God created the world He said that it was good. So too, when He created us. We are created and still being created in his image and likeness and he will never forsake us.
As Isaiah said in 49:15 "Can a woman forget her baby at the breast, feel no pity fo rthe child she has borned ? Even if these were to forget, I shall not forget you. Look, I have engraved you on the palms of my hands, your rampars are ever before me".
God has already equipped each and everyone of us with gifts - gifts for the benefit of humankind. Diffrent people with different gifts. As St Paul in 1 Cor 12:4-6 would say "There are many different gifts, but it is always the same Spirit. there are many different ways of serving, but it is always the same Lord. There are many different forms of activity, but in everybody it is the same God who is at work in them all."
As I watched the video over and over again, I never stopped thanking God and looking at Susan also reminds me that God's ways are not man's ways. And God will choose the very ordinary the simpleton the humble ones those that are looked down upon to teach the world about love about humility. So sit back and enjoy this majesty performance from an ordinary Charity Worker from Scotland called Susan Boyle.
I dreamed a dream in times gone by When hope was high And life worth living I dreamed that love would never die I dreamed that God would be forgiving Then I was young and unafraid And dreams were made and used and wasted There was no ransom to be paid No song unsung No wine untasted But the tigers come at night With their voices soft as thunder As they tear your hope apart And they turn your dream to shame And still I dream he'll come to me That we'll live the years together But there are dreams that cannot be And there are storms we cannot weather I had a dream my life would be So much different from this hell I'm living So different now from what it seemed Now life has killed The dream I dreamed.