“….Who wants to trade their cross for mine…..?”

P1000854My Cross is too heavy…I’ve got more to do at work than I can possibly do in a normal work week.  The Boss is just too demanding.  My wife expects me to finish her “honey-do” list every evening when I get home from a demanding job.  The kids just require too much of my time on the weekends.  There’s just not enough time left in the week for me to go to Church, fishing, or golf.  I can’t please everyone.  OK, you got my point. Rather its work, home, family, or church… we all have a cross to bear.  MAN-UP…as the saying goes.  Even Jesus says in Luke 14:27 – “Whoever does not bear his own cross and come after me cannot be my disciple.”  Not to mention, Exodus 20:8-11 Remember the Sabbath day, to keep it holy.  And probably the most important is found in James 1:12 Blessed is the man who remains steadfast under trial, for when he has stood the test he will receive the crown of life, which God has promised to those who love him. The bottom line is this: While our burdens may seem more than we care bear, Jesus promises us that we can bear the burden of our cross. …Blessings…cjlb…9/21/13


About Charles Brooks

who is originally from Miami, Fla., moved to SC, holds two degrees from the University of SC. His business background is primarily in Real Estate Development (Motels, Hotel, Office Buildings, Restaurants, Residential) and Business Consulting. He currently is Managing Director of Brooks, Baker, Lehman & Kohlhepp - Investors in Real Estate and Mining, and has other business interests under the umbrella of Brooks Properties. FULL-TIME-MINISTRY: Fully engaged in spreading the Gospel of Our Lord Jesus Christ, with an emphasis on the Business Community.


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