Friday, October 10, 2008

God is There.....


His dad takes him into the forest, blindfolded, and leaves him, he was required to sit on a stump the whole night and not to take off the blindfold until the rays of sun shine through it, he cannot cry out for help to anyone.

Once he survives the night he is a man. He cannot tell the other boys of this experience, each lad must come into his own manhood. The boy was terrified and could hear all kinds of noise. Beasts were all around him; maybe even some human would hurt him. The wind blew the grass, and it shook his stump, but he sat stoically, never removing the blindfold, it was the only way he could become a man.

Finally, after a horrific night, the sound of the night disappeared; he could feel the warmth of the sun, he removed his blindfold. It was then that he saw his father sitting on the stump next to him, keeping watch the entire night.

We are never alone. Even when we do not know it, God is always sitting on the stump beside us to watch and protect us; all we have to do is to take off our blindfolds.

Live simply, love generously, care deeply, speak kindly, and leave the rest to God.


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