"This is the day that the Lord has made, let us rejoice and be glad in it." (Psalm 118:24)
The happy flock of sparrows were jumping and hopping as if they were on little
pogo sticks. They were, indeed, having a fun afternoon in the sun outside the
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia says that sparrows are very social
and the most cheerful of birds. As I watched them, I thought I could take a few
lessons from them. Not jumping on a pogo stick but simply enjoying the moment,
rejoicing in the present, choosing joy and being cheerful.
"Are not two sparrows sold for a penny? Yet not one of them will fall to the
ground outside your Father's care." (Matthew 10:29) Our Father's love and
care for us is priceless; with or without pogo sticks.
That's good news.
Inspirational Messages, Sally I. Kennedy