If you wake your friend in the early morning by shouting "Rise and shine!" It will sound to him more like a curse than a blessing. Proverbs 27:14 (TM)
My mom can’t whistle. When I was growing up, my bedroom was upstairs. So, when mom would call me in the morning she would stand at the bottom of the steps and offer up her feeble, two-tone soprano version of what, to her, sounded like a whistle.
"OOOO-oooo! OOOO-oooo! OOOO-oooo!"
This shrill, annoying sound was – to my ears – nothing short of fingernails scraped against a blackboard. Thus, it never ceased to wake me up. While we laugh about it now, it seemed at the time much more of a curse than a blessing. I still think about that any time I am required to wake up someone (and I’m always the first one up). No one likes being woken up, but you can try to do it gently!
Hey, some days the chapter of the day illicits deep spiritual thought, other days it brings up silly memories! 🙂
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