A Fable for Friday
Once when there was a famine, a kind, rich baker sent for twenty of the poorest children in the town and said to them, "In this basket there is a loaf for each of you. Take it and come back to me everyday at this hour till God sends us better times."The hungry children gathered eagerly about the basket and most quarreled over the bread, because each wished to have the largest loaf.
PROVERB FOR TODAY
Even Children are known by their behavior:
Their actions show if they are innocent and good
GOOD MORNING !
It’s FRIDAY and a VERY Happy Spring to you all !
We all gain a reputation, whether it be an admirable one, or one that is shameful by the things we do. All of us fail at times and even our children will act naughty sometimes
Yet I’ve found that children are often so wise in what they say and do. They are born honest and true and we can help them reinforce good habits and overcome the bad habits.
I love the things that come ‘out of the mouths’ of babes. They speak from the heart and sometimes get a little confused about what a word can really mean so it sounds all the funnier coming from them.
Here are just a few I found on the net for you to enjoy:
A new neighbor asked the little girl next door if she had any brothers and sisters. She replied, "No, I'm the lonely child
Our five-year-old son Mark couldn't wait to tell his father about the movie we had watched on television, "20,000 Leagues Under the Sea." The scenes with the submarine and the giant octopus had kept him wide-eyed. In the middle of the telling, my husband interrupted Mark, "What caused the submarine to sink?" With a look of incredulity Mark replied, "Dad, it was the 20,000 leaks
When my grandson, Billy, and I entered our vacation cabin, we kept the lights off until we were inside to keep from attracting pesky insects. Still, a few fireflies followed us in. Noticing them before I did, Billy whispered, "It's no use, Grandpa. The mosquitoes are coming after us with flashlights
I’ve heard my own grand ‘babes’ come up with some great ones…I really need to write them down so I’ll remember them.
BLESSING FOR TODAY
May God give you...
For every storm, a rainbow,
For every tear, a smile,
For every care, a promise
And a blessing in each trial.
For every problem life sends,
A faithful friend to share,
For every sigh, a sweet song,
And an answer for each prayer
‘On Ya’- ma
As you make your way through this hectic world of ours, set aside a few minutes each day. At the end of the year, you'll have a couple of days saved up. --Age 7