A recent news article reported that a snowball estimated to weigh 800 pound slammed into a building in Portland, Oregon. The two students “lost control” of the snowball which rolled into the building. I can picture the scene: tossing a few snowballs, then an idea sparks, “Let’s see how big we can make one!”
I know, we’ve all been there. The only difference is that we weren’t on the downside of a hill… 8)
- Have you ever lost control of something you thought you could handle?
- Should we commit large and small plans to God?
- Do you think He is a God of details? Why or why not?
“800-pound snowball slams into college dorm”via USA Today
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