Grandma and the Cake
A little boy is telling his Grandma how "everything" is going
School, family problems, severe health problems, etc. Meanwhile,
Grandma is baking a cake. She asks her grandson if he would like a snack, which of
course he does.
"Here, have some cooking oil." "Yuck" says the
"How about a couple raw eggs?" "Gross, Grandma!"
"Would you like some flour then? Or maybe baking soda?"
"Grandma, those are all yucky!"
To which Grandma replies: "Yes, all those things seem bad all by themselves. But when they are put together in the right way, they
make a wonderfully delicious cake! God works the same way. Many times
we wonder why he would let us go through such bad and difficult times. But God knows that when He puts these things all in His order, they always work for good! We just have to trust Him and, eventually, they will all make something wonderful!"
God is crazy about you. If God had a refrigerator, your picture would
be on it. If He had a wallet, your photo would be in it. He sends
you flowers every spring and a sunrise every morning. Whenever you want to talk, He'll listen. He can live anywhere in the universe, and He chose your
What about the Christmas gift He sent you in Bethlehem; not to
mention that day at Calvary. Face it, He's crazy about you.