Several years ago, a preacher from
out-of-state accepted a call to a church in Houston , Texas . Some weeks
after he arrived, he had an occasion to ride the bus from his home to the
downtown area. When he sat down, he discovered that the driver had
accidentally given him a quarter too much change. As he considered what to
do, he thought to himself, 'You'd better give the quarter back. It would be
wrong to keep it.' Then he thought, 'Oh, forget it, it's only a quarter. Who
would worry about this little amount? Anyway, the bus company gets too much
fare; they will never miss it. Accept it as a 'gift from God' and keep
Watch your thoughts ; they become words.
Watch your words; they become actions.
Watch your actions; they become habits.
Watch your habits; they become character.
Watch your character; it becomes your destiny.
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