Truck Driving Satire

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A friend of mine, Sam, is a truck driver in Canada. He drives more than 2,500 miles per week in his 18-wheeler truck. It is not easy being a truck driver. The food is terrible on the road. Sam's days and nights are upside down. He has to drive on pitch black highways, through snow and rain and most dangerous of all, through exhaustion. One night as Sam was driving, he felt himself getting tired. He did everything he could. He opened his windows. He turned up the radio. He drank water. He sang. He pinched himself. But still, he fell asleep! Each day in the United States about 250,000 people fall asleep while driving. Sadly, a significant percentage of them are within minutes of their destination when they fall asleep at the wheel and get into…show more content…
But you, brothers and sisters, are not in darkness so that this day should surprise you like a thief. So then, let us not be like others, who are asleep, but let us be awake and sober” (1 Thess 5:2,4,6). Christ's coming should not be a surprise because we need to be constantly preparing. We cannot be lax. As my friend was driving and sleeping he was awakened by a loud bang! Guess what it was? It was his Bible falling from the dashboard to the floor. The Word of God woke him up. Praise God his life was saved that day because he chose to have the Word in his life! We cannot coast. We need to spend time daily in the Word. We need to tell others about God's love. We need to pray without ceasing. We cannot sleep now when we are so close to getting home! We cannot afford to relax. If Christ came right now, would he find you awake or driving with your eyes wide shut? Let's Pray Dear God, thank you for the reminder that I must be sober and vigilant! Lord it is so easy to become distracted and today I pray for focus. Please help me to focus on your Word and on spreading your good news to all around me. In any area of my life where I may be asleep, I ask God that you wake me. In Jesus’s name, amen. Let’s Be Doers of the…show more content…
His clothing immediately told me he did not have much money. He was sorry to interrupt me but his car ran out of gas a few blocks from the bus station and he needed $20 to buy gas for his car. He said $20 would be just enough to get him home. Please be reminded that it was 2:00am and I was a young female in a strange city. I was also a very broke college student! I then proceeded to ask him questions to determine if he wanted the money for drugs or alcohol. He assured me he did not want the money for narcotics but really just wanted to get

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