TO FLY ON RAINBOW WINGS
Guy Robinson, pastor of Plainview Friends Church in Plainview, Nebraska sent in the following story which he found in an Aldersgate Sunday School book. Four additional months will be added to Guy’s subscription as we do for each story we print: A man confined to bed because of a lingering illness had on his sunlit windowsill a cocoon of a beautiful species of butterfly. As nature took its course, the butterfly began its struggle to emerge from the cocoon. But it was a long, hard battle. As the hours went by, the struggling insect seemed to make almost no progress. Finally, the human observer, thinking that “the powers that be” had erred, took a pair of scissors and snipped the opening larger. The butterfly crawled out, but that’s all it ever did — crawl. The pressure of the struggle was intended to push colorful, life-giving juices back into the wings, but the man in his supposed mercy prevented this.…
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