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Daily Success! There is gold within you – Dr. Nick Ezeh

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Quote: “Things fall out of place for things to fall into place”

Scriptural verse: “But we have this treasure in earthen vessels, that the excellency of the power may be of God, and not of us” (2Corinthians 2:7).

 

In the mid-twentieth century, in Bangkok, Thailand, the government wanted to build a large highway through a village. Yet in the path of the planned road was a Buddhist monastery with a little chapel, so they had to relocate the monastery-including a heavy, eleven-foot clay statue of Buddha-to another place. Using a crane, the government workers moved the monastery in sections. When the workers transported the statue of Buddha to the new location and began to lower it into place, however, the clay on the statue started to crumble and fall off.

The people were afraid because this was a precious religious symbol to them, and they didn’t want it to be destroyed. Yet the more the workers tried to place the statue, the more it fell apart until, eventually all the clay was falling off. Suddenly the workers stared in amazement because, as the clay fell away something unexpected was revealed: the statue was pure gold underneath. Before the statue was moved, people thought it was worth $50,000. Today that golden Buddha is worth millions of dollars and because of the story behind it: it is visited by hundreds of thousands of people every year.

This story illustrates that what we can see is not necessarily what really is. I believe that many of us are living as clay vessels when in actuality: we are pure gold on the inside. For several of us our lives do not reflect who we truly are or what we can be. Some of us are struggling with aimless or misdirected lives. A lack of purpose and unfulfilled potential is epidemic in our world. Yet, just as the gold statue was hidden inside the clay, the “gold” inside each of us is waiting to be revealed.

The gold is the dreams we have or once had for our lives that are not yet reality, the gifts and talents that we have not yet developed, the purpose for our lives that is yet to fulfilled, the “something” we have always wanted to be or do but for some reason have not been able to accomplish.

To remove the clay and uncover the gold within, you need to make a move. It doesn’t matter whether you are going in the right direction or not. God cannot course correct you if you are stationary. Take a step of faith. If things begin to fall out of place it is so that things can begin to fall into place.

 

SEED FORM

Quote: “Time is what converts seed into harvest”

Scriptural verse: “While the seed time remaineth, seedtime and harvest, and cold and heat, and summer and winter, and day and night shall not cease” (Gen. 8:22).

According to Genesis 8:22, there is a law that God has set in motion that can never be altered as long as the earth exits. This is the law of seed time and harvest. If you do not know any other law of the universe but you know this law you can still make your life a success. This law states that everything God is going to do in your life is going to start out in seed form. If God has destined you to be the General Overseer of a church he may start you out as an usher in the church. If he has destined you to become the president of a nation he may start you out as a shepherd.

The secret to maximizing this law is to never despise that which Is little. The reason many never become relevant or great is because they ignore this law and despised that which is small. It could be a small favor, a small person, a small business, or a small idea. Small is a seed and God starts out everything in seed form. The biggest giant of a man started out as a seed in his mother’s womb. The biggest fortune five hundred company will start out a seed in somebody’s mind. The greatest Oak tree started out as a small sed. If you abort small you destroy the seed for great.

David was destined to become the future king of Israel but his training was at the backside of the desert taking care of his father’s few sheep. When David proved himself a faithful shepherd fighting the lion and the Bear that came to attack his father’s sheep, he qualified himself to fight Goliath “the Lion of the Philistine” who came to attack the sheep of his heavenly father the children of Israel. David went from the shepherd of his earthly father’s few sheep to becoming the shepherd of an entire nation because he was faithful in that which was small.

God is a God of process and success is in degree. Joseph had to interpret his own dream, then the dream of the butler and the baker, before he could interpret the dream of Pharaoh. If he had despised his own dream or that of the butler and baker, he would never have interpreted Pharaoh’s dream. If you despise small you will never see big because those who ignore little never welcome the great. He that is faithful in little is also faithful in much. Dealing with small responsibilities builds your muscles to handle bigger responsibilities. Do not despise the days of little beginnings because it prepares you for the days of greatness.

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Man arrested for having sex with horse confesses to carrying out the act 4 times a week

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A man arrested for allegedly having sex with a miniature horse has confessed to the act and said he engages in the act 4 times a week. He also added that he always used a condom because he “didn’t want to get a disease”.

Nicolas Sardo, 21 is accused of having sex with the animal, called Jackie G, on multiple occasions. A witness told police she saw Nicholas Sardo, of Florida, engaging in sexual activity with the horse on her family’s property on October 13, according to a statement from the Marion County Sheriff’s Office.

Another woman also contacted the sheriff’s office saying she, too, caught Sardo in the act and confronted him about it.

 

Man arrested for having sex with horse confesses to carrying out the act 4 times a week

 

When questioned by the authorities, Sardo reportedly admitted to having sex with the small horse four times in one week. The 21-year-old said he wore a condom during each of the sexual encounters “because he didn’t want to get a disease from the horse.”

The horse is owned by Sardo’s relatives. Officers did not say if the horse suffered injuries.

 

Man arrested for having sex with horse confesses to carrying out the act 4 times a week

 

The sheriff’s office reported that Sardo admitted that what he did was wrong and that he was a “sick man.”

Sardo has been arrested and charged with four counts of bestiality, sexual contact with an animal, punishable by a year in jail, and $1,000 fine per count. He is being held at the Marion County Jail and his bail was set at $4,000.

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Photo: Father arrested for defiling his 2-year-old daughter

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The Lagos state police command have arrested Peter Adida of No.9 Oyetayo Olafisoye street Westwood estate, Badore, Ajah, Lagos for allegedly defiling his 2-year-old daughter.

Preliminary medical report indicated that there was penetration and that the baby is infected.

When questioned by the female officer on who did it, the baby pointed out her father and was able to describe various sex positions with Dad.

The Commissioner of a police, Lagos state, CP Imohimi Edgal, has directed that the matter be transferred to the Gender Section for further investigation.

He admonishes parents and guardians to watch their children closely as predators are on the increase.

The police say the suspect would be charged to court soon.

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Viral homeless veteran and couple who created GoFundMe account for him knew each other for a month before creating fake story and may now face 10 years in jail

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Last year, a homeless veteran went viral after a New Jersey woman claimed that he used his last $20 to buy her gas when he met her for the first time and noticed she was stranded.

 

The story went viral and touched hearts all over the world. The New Jersey woman and her man then went on to start a GoFundMe campaign which raised over $403,000 for the homeless man. But the relationship soured when the veteran took them to court this year and accused them of refusing to Grant him access to the money, and instead using it on themselves.

 

Well, it has now emerged that the homeless veteran and the New Jersey couple are all frauds and knew each other for one month before they faked that viral touching story.

On Thursday, October 15, Kate McClure, 28, Mark D’Amico, 39, and Johnny Bobbitt Jr, 34, were all charged with second degree theft by deception and conspiracy to commit theft by deception in New Jersey.

They all now face between five and ten years behind bars.

 

 Viral homeless veteran and couple who created GoFundMe account for him knew each other for a month before creating fake story and may now face 10 years in jail

 

The couple, McClure and D’Amico, were released on bail after turning themselves in and will return to court on December 24.  Bobbitt is still in custody in Philadelphia awaiting extradition to New Jersey.

The couple was not required to pay anything to post bail. Of the $403,000 they raised and $360,000 they netted after GoFundMe fees, there is not a single dollar left.  They gave Bobbitt around $75,000 but blew the rest on expensive trips, casinos, expensive bags, and cars.

 

 Viral homeless veteran and couple who created GoFundMe account for him knew each other for a month before creating fake story and may now face 10 years in jail

 

GoFundMe has promised to reimburse the 14,000 people who contributed to the campaign.

The story began to fell apart in August this year after Bobbitt complained to a newspaper that the couple “stole” the money and left him to return to the streets. But the couple claimed Bobbitt was trying to squander the money and they were helping him manage it properly. They accused him of trying to slander them because they wouldn’t let him blow the money away.  They also swore they had not spent a single dollar from the donations on themselves.

Prosecutors then carried out an investigation and found that not only had the couple blown all the money, as has been suspected for months, but their story was fraudulent from the beginning and Bobbitt, who had been seen as their victim, was in on the plan all along.

Scott Coffina, Burlington County Prosecutor, said at a press conference on Thursday:

The paying it forward story that drove this fundraiser might seem too good to be true. Unfortunately it was. The entire campaign was predicated on a lie.

She did not run out of gas at an I-95 off ramp and he did not spend his last $20 to help her.

D’Amico, McClure and Bobbitt conspired to pass off a fake, feel good story that would compel donors to contribute to their cause and it worked in a very big way but it was fictitious and illegal and there are consequences.

Speaking on how the couple met the homeless man, Coffina said:

Johnny Bobbitt used to hang out near an underpass and this off ramp happens to be near a Sugarhouse casino and they frequented it and they ran into him on their trips there, befriended him, gave him $10, some coffee or some food.

Prosecutors found a 2012 Facebook post made by Bobbitt in which he claimed to have helped another woman in North Carolina by buying her gas after she too became stranded. There is no trace of it ever happening.

On Thursday, Coffina said he hoped the shocking story would not stop others from donating to genuine good causes in the future.

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