Parable of the Pencil

  PARABLE OF THE PENCIL The Pencil Maker took the pencil aside, just before putting him into the box. There are 5 things you need to know, he told the pencil, before I send you out into the world. Always remember them and never forget, and you will become...

The Winner

THE WINNER I was watching some little kids play soccer. These kids were only five or six years old, but they were playing a real game – – a serious game _ two teams, complete with coaches, uniforms, and parents. I didn’t know any of them, so I was...

The Nail

THE NAIL As the story goes, they built a new church building and people came from far and wide to see it. They admired its beauty! Up on the roof, a little nail heard the people praising everything about the lovely structure-except the nail! No one even knew he...

The Race

THE RACE Defeat!  He lay there silently, a tear dropped from his eye, ” There’s no sense running anymore- three strikes and I’m out- why try?” The will to rise has disappeared, all hope had fled away, so far behind, so error prone, closer all the way. “I’ve lost,...