I read this story a long time ago but it touched my heart again today while reading it. I cried and thought: what a beautiful example this little girl!

Morning Story and Dilbert

Sarah’s parents were new to town, and she was just getting to know her classmates at church. As a second grader, she was full of energy and beaming with naughtiness. As Sarah’s Sunday school teacher, my wife provided me with a limitless supply of funny stories – Monday night dinner was usually served with Sarah’s latest antics. Everyone at church seemed to like her. She was simply an easy kid to fall in love with.

One Sunday my wife had prepared a lesson on being useful. She taught the children that everyone can be useful – that usefulness is serving God, and that doing so is worthy of honor. The kids quietly soaked up my wife’s words, and as the lesson ended, there was a short moment of silence. Then Sarah spoke up. “Teacher, what can I do?” I don’t know how to do too many useful things.”

Not anticipating…

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6 Responses so far »

  1. 1

    Mary Tosaya said,

    That was a very touching story. It expressed a lot of meaning for purpose in life. Thank you for providing it.

  2. 3

    Debbie said,

    That one was a tear jerker! Thanks for reposting it!

  3. 5

    I cried as I read this story, Praise God for the meaning behind this story. thanks for posting xo


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