Don't Quit! 

In horror, the mother saw her little boy sitting at the piano, innocently picking out "Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star."
At that moment the great piano master Paderewski made his entrance, quickly moved to the piano and whispered in the boy's ear, "Don't quit. Keep playing."
Then leaning over, Paderewski reached down with his left hand and began filling in a bass part. Soon his right arm reached around the other side of the child and he added a running obligate. Together the old master and the young novice transformed what could have been a frightening situation into a wonderfully creative experience. The audience was so mesmerized that later many couldn't recall what else the great master played.
Only the classic, "Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star."
Perhaps that's the way it is with God. What we can accomplish on our own is hardly noteworthy. We try our best, but the results aren't always graceful flowing music. However with the hand of the Master, our life's work can truly be beautiful.
The next time you set out to accomplish great feats - listen carefully. You may hear the voice of the Master whispering in your ear, "Don't quit. Keep playing." May you feel His arms around you and know that His hands are there, helping you turn your feeble attempts into true masterpieces.
God doesn't always call the equipped. Rather, He equips the 'called.'

And remember ... "Don't quit. Keep playing"

(Author unknown...would love to know who!)


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