The Touch of the Masters Hand

The Touch of the Masters Hand

Postby jobsaboba » Tue Jul 28, 2009 9:35 am

The Touch of the Masters Hand


Twas battered and scarred, and the auctioneer
thought it scarcely worth his while to waste much time on the old violin,
but held it up with a smile; "What am I bidden, good folks," he cried,
"Who'll start the bidding for me?" "A dollar, a dollar"; then two!" "Only
two? Two dollars, and who'll make it three? Three dollars, once; three
dollars twice; going for three.." But no, from the room, far back, a
gray-haired man came forward and picked up the bow; Then, wiping the dust
from the old violin, and tightening the loose strings, he played a melody
pure and sweet as caroling angel sings.

The music ceased, and the auctioneer, with a voice that was quiet and low,
said; "What am I bid for the old violin?" And he held it up with the bow.
A thousand dollars, and who'll make it two? Two thousand! And who'll make
it three? Three thousand, once, three thousand, twice, and going and
gone," said he. The people cheered, but some of them cried, "We do not
quite understnad what changed its worth." Swift came the reply: "The touch
of a master's hand."

And many a man with life out of tune, and battered and scarred with sin,
Is auctioned cheap to the thoughtless crowd, much like the old violin, A
"mess of pottage," a glass of wine; a game - and he travels on. "He is
going" once, and "going twice, He's going and almost gone." But the Master
comes, and the foolish crowd never can quite understand the worth of a soul
and the change that's wrought by the touch of the Master's hand.
I am not wise......I am otherwise !

its not my banking system... and i dont take credit for it !!
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Re: The Touch of the Masters Hand

Postby huntingross » Tue Jul 28, 2009 9:42 am

I'm filling up here jobsa...I'm not reading anymore of these until I'm alone.
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Re: The Touch of the Masters Hand

Postby Phil: C » Tue Jul 28, 2009 10:32 am

I know how you feel HR, the Jumping Mouse story got me. :cry: But it's ok for men to cry you know! Easy for me to say as I'm on my own at the mo, nursing a perfectly ordinary summer cold (NOT swine flu).

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Re: The Touch of the Masters Hand

Postby huntingross » Tue Jul 28, 2009 10:55 am

Absolutely.....crying spontaneously infront of my laptop is likely to get alot of questions from a 7 year old.

Dont worry about it being swine flu....I'm typing this with one hand over my nose.
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Re: The Touch of the Masters Hand

Postby jobsaboba » Tue Jul 28, 2009 10:58 am

If yer wash yer eyes out....... yer can see much clearer !!

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its not my banking system... and i dont take credit for it !!
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Re: The Touch of the Masters Hand

Postby elemental mechanic » Tue Jul 28, 2009 4:44 pm

that's some deep shit jobs, has a lot of meaning on many levels

peace is :love:

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Re: The Touch of the Masters Hand

Postby Chipper » Tue Jul 28, 2009 6:33 pm

wow is that your own jobsaboba? It is brilliant! thanks for posting it. :clap:
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Re: The Touch of the Masters Hand

Postby treeman » Tue Jul 28, 2009 6:53 pm

thats deep man, i like to believe i am a master in my own right and not one of the thoughtless crowd, brilliant post.
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Re: The Touch of the Masters Hand

Postby Farmer » Tue Jul 28, 2009 8:10 pm

Great post.
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Re: The Touch of the Masters Hand

Postby jobsaboba » Wed Jul 29, 2009 6:50 am

No it is not mine, i heard it first in 1980, just thought it would be nice to share it :love:

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