Saturday. "That one thing." If you've ever seen the movie "City Slickers" you'll remember a part in it where the cattle foreman remarks that life is all about "that one thing". When you find out what that is, for you, then you are successful. I'm not going to do a review of the movie, but the statement has a ring of truth to it. God has created each of us in such a way that we are only truly happy when we are doing that one thing that He created us to do. It's different for each of us. Cara didn't have this sage advise. She had to go through a whole set of circumstances before she realized that the one thing that she could do was.... well you'll find out when you read the book. Nevertheless, on the way she learns, she experiences emotions, she is given gifts, but all of these things mean nothing without the one thing she is called to do. In fact some of the experiences and gifts lead her to that one thing. We are a lot like Cara I think. Not many of us know what our "one thing" is, but we press on, loving the Lord and following Him as best as we can. The thing with God is there is one thing we are called to do, to be, and then something else after that, and then something else. He is continually challenging us to reach further than before, to become more like His Son, so that when we cross that threshhold in Heaven and are ushered into the presence of our Heavenly Father, we will know what that one thing is. Each of us will then be able to give of ourselves to God individually just as He have of Himself to us as though we were the only individual on the planet. May we, like Cara, allow God to direct us through our hardships that we may find that one thing and rest in Him...for eternity.
We're at it again. That's right, "Tag, you're it". Those posting reviews are listed below, although in no special order. Plus, there are other team members who will be posting just the basics, which I'm sure you'll find intriguing as well. So hunt around and enjoy the journey. Like Cara you may not think you are special or anything, but you really are. You may find yourself on one of these sites.
Now a little about Sherry Thompson:
I was born in Baltimore MD in 1946. Between then and my fifth year, my family moved to New-Port-News VA, Homeville PA and finally to Marshallton, Wilmington DE. I've lived somewhere in New Castle County DE ever since.
I attended the University of Delaware and received a BAAS cum laude from their School of Education in 1969. My major was Interdepartmental History but I earned sufficient credits to secure unofficial minors in both English and Educational Psychology.
During the last three years of my time as an undergraduate, I also worked about 20 hours a week at the University of Delaware Library. I was accepted into the university's psychology graduate program, but chose to accept a fulltime position at the UD library instead.
I worked at the library from the spring of 1965 to the spring of 2000, when I retired from my position as Supervisor of the Interlibrary Loan unit within Access Services. Now, I write. And, revise, and volunteer, and … oh, yes, I write.
Now for further information and where to buy this wonderful book you can go to the source itself,
her Author Profile at Red Room,
and her Home Page.
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