The Bumps Are What You Climb On

A little boy was leading his sister up a rather difficult mountain trail.

She complained, “Why, this isn’t a path at all, it’s all rocky and bumpy.”

Her brother replied, “Sure, the bumps are what you climb on.”

That’s a remarkable piece of philosophy. What do you do with the bumps on your path of life? Continue reading “The Bumps Are What You Climb On”

Her Favorite Song

Some years back, I read in The Commission magazine an incident I will never forget. A church group from New Bern, North Carolina, had traveled to the Caribbean on a mission trip. Their host took them to visit a leper colony on the island of Tobago. While visiting with these sad patients, they held a worship service in the campus chapel. Continue reading “Her Favorite Song”

A week of good thoughts

Suppose we start this very day To live our lives in a different way; Suppose we vowed and constantly tried To help those in trouble on life’s wayside; If we showed by our deeds a hint of His love Wouldn’t earth be a bit more like heaven above?

ON MONDAY: Look for a smile today and return it with one of your own. Give someone faith and hope, it’s such a beautiful loan. Continue reading “A week of good thoughts”