Who Said It Couldn't Be Done?: A Diamond from the Rough

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312 pages
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MS Denise Jones
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ಳ Free Format Kindle Read @Who Said It Couldn't Be Done?: A Diamond from the Rough ೇ Book Author MS Denise Jones ೯ With privilege comes Responsibility Those not up to the Responsibility do not deserve the privilege Hadassadajah C Akusani The mother of James and John brought them to Jesus and respectfully asked a favor What is your request he asked She replied, In your kingdom, will you let my two sons sit on two thrones next to yours But Jesus told her, You don t know what you are asking Then he turned to James and John and asked them, Are you able to drink from the terrible cup I am about to drink from Yes they replied, we are able You shall indeed drink from it, he told them But I have no right to say who will sit on the thrones next to mine These places are reserved for the persons my Father selects Jesus called the other disciples together and said, Among the heathen, kings are tyrants and each minor official lords it over those beneath him But among you it is quite different Anyone wanting to be a leader among you must be your servant And if you want to be right at the top, you must serve like a slave Your attitude must be like my own, for I, the Messiah, did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give my life as a ransom for many Matthew 20 20 28 Here in this scenario, the mother of these two disciples of Jesus was not content that they were among his chosen twelve apostles She wanted them to be granted special privilege of being seated on thrones beside the heavenly king While Jesus remarked that that privilege of selection belonged to his Father, he taught a valuable lesson here in humility and responsibility In the scenario above, the other ten disciples felt that James and John if it was indeed their desire and not merely that of the mother had quite a nerve desiring such positions of prominence Jesus, in his response, showed that with privilege comes awesome responsibility, and if one is not upDenise was born and reared in the midst of a drug infested environment on Chicago s West Side The oldest of seven siblings, Denise was reared by her parents in a sweet but bitter home By the time she was five, she had been molested by several family members At the age of eleven, her mother introduced her to an environment overridden with drugs, sex and crime Succumbing to the pressure of her environment, Denise began shooting heroin at age twelve, initiating a cycle of crime and addiction that lasted 14 years In 1986 Denise met the Lord Jesus Christ, who gave her a second chance at life and rewrote her destiny Upon changing her lifestyle and connecting with positive people, Denise overcame the adversities controlling her life and has lived the last 24 years deliver, clean and sober After years of using drugs, she made the cognitive decision to turn her life around and do something positive for herself Denise s love and compassion for the disadvantaged has inspired her to write her first book, Who Said It Couldn t Be Done This candid, true life account is a heartwarming, inspirational story about a little girl whose mother failed her, and the emotional devastation encountered as a result of that failure Denise s book is also about choices good ones as well as bad ones. Who Said It Couldn't Be Done?: A Diamond from the Rough

Who Said It Couldn't Be Done?: A Diamond from the Rough