Located at 281 Ilihau Street in Kailua (Aikahi Elementary School)
P.O. Box 6286 - Kaneohe, Hi 96744
** 723-1610 **
Monday, August 26, 2013
The Importance Of The Little Things
As you might know, the head of a major
company survived the tragedy of “9/11” in New York because his son
Another fellow was alive because it was
his turn to bring donuts.
One woman was late because her alarm clock
didn't go off in time.
One was late because of being stuck on the
NJ Turnpike because of an auto accident.
One of them missed his bus.
One spilled food on her clothes and had to
take time to change.
One's car wouldn't start.
One went back to answer the telephone.
One had a child that dawdled and didn't
get ready as soon as he should have.
One couldn't get a taxi.
The one that struck me was the man who put
on a new pair of shoes that morning,
took the various means to get to work but before he got there, he developed a
blister on his foot.
He stopped at a drugstore to buy a
Band-Aid. That is why he is alive today.
Now when I am stuck in traffic...
miss an elevator...
turn back to answer a ringing telephone...
all the little things that annoy me...
I think to myself...
this is exactly where God wants me to be at this very moment.
The next time your morning seems to be
the children are slow getting dressed,
you can't seem to find the car keys,
you hit every traffic light...
don't get mad or frustrated;
God is at work watching over you.
May God continue to bless you with all
those annoying little things - and may you remember and appreciate their