Acts 2:1-11; Psalms 104:1,24,29-30,31,34; I Corinthians 12:3-7,12-13; John 20:19-23
In “The Road Not Taken,” one of the most well-know poems of the 20th century ” Robert Frost describes two roads discovered during a walk in the woods. Frost knows he can only explore one, and he tells himself that someday he will travel the other. But realistically, he knows he will never return. And by the time we reach the end of the poem, we realize the poet is talking about something infinitely more important than a simple choice of paths.
I shall be telling this with a sigh
Somewhere ages and ages hence:
Two roads diverged in a wood, and I —
I took the one less traveled by,
And that has made all the difference.
No, Frost is not talking about the choice of paths in a wood, but the choice of paths in a person’s life. Choosing a road symbolizes any choice we must make between alternatives that appear equally attractive but lead to entirely different destinations.…