The empty box


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The empty box

  1. 1. An Empty Box<br />
  2. 2. There is a story about <br />a little girl’s love <br />for her daddy, that she <br />wanted to give him<br />something special for<br />Christmas.<br />
  3. 3. Money was tight and he became angry when the child tried to decorate a box to put under the Christmas tree.<br />
  4. 4. Never the less<br />he was looking <br />forward to <br />opening her gift.<br />
  5. 5. Soon it was<br />Christmas Day<br />and he opened <br />her box first.<br />
  6. 6. But the pretty Christmas box was empty! <br />He yelled at her, “Don't you know that when you give someone a present, there's supposed to be something inside it?”<br />
  7. 7. The little girl looked up at him with tears in her eyes and said, “Oh, Daddy, it is not empty. <br />I blew kisses into the box. all for you, Daddy.”<br />
  8. 8. The father was crushed. He put his arms around his little girl, and begged for her forgiveness.<br />
  9. 9. It is told that the man kept that gold box by his bed for years and whenever he was discouraged, he would take out an imaginary kiss and remember the love of the child who had put it there.<br />
  10. 10. In a very real sense, each of us as humans have been given a gold container filled with unconditional love from God. There is no more precious possession anyone could holdin their hands.<br />
  11. 11. You will never <br />know God’s love.<br />Until<br />your open the book<br /><br />