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    you don't deserve

    Hi,

    my teacher gave me a setence, but I don't know if it is a joke or serious.

    She said,

    "When you want to belive in miracles count the blessings you have that you don't deserve."

    is its nuance serious or joke? was I offended?

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    Re: you don't deserve

    Quote Originally Posted by katnoric32 View Post
    Hi,

    My teacher gave me a sentence, but I don't know if it is a joke or serious.

    She said, "When you want to believe in miracles, count the blessings you have that you don't deserve."

    Is its nuance serious or a joke? Was I offended?
    We don't know if you were offended. That is a feeling that YOU have. Did you feel offended?

    Note my corrections above in red. Remember to start every new sentence with a capital letter.

    The general gist of that sentence is quite amusing. If you have blessings which you don't feel you deserve, you can consider those blessings to be miracles!
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: you don't deserve

    Quote Originally Posted by katnoric32 View Post
    is its nuance serious or joke?
    I guess it's meant to be a bit serious, not very. It sounds like the sort of "wisdom" you get in greeting cards.

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