The land was struck by a tremendous flood. Everyone escaped to higher ground, but a Minister found himself stuck on the roof of his house. A man in a boat came by and said, “Come on, Father, get in my boat and I’ll row you to safety.” “Oh, no thank you. God will save me!” said the Minister. Next, a helicopter flew overhead and a rope ladder was lowered. “Climb up, and we’ll fly you to safety.” Again, the Minister declined: “No thanks. God will save me!”

Eventually, the waters rose above the roof of the Minister’s house and he drowned. When he arrived in heaven he sought an audience with God and complained,”Why didn’t you save me?” God replied, “I sent a boat and a helicopter … What more did you want?

About Ben Naga

The Spirit that graces me with its passing has no name and stems not from thoughts and words, though it gathers them up as it flows, but from feeling.

Posted on February 13, 2019, in Parables and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. 3 Comments.

  1. vidzthepenowriter

    Just that he couldn’t be in heaven for his ignorance

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  2. vidzthepenowriter

    true πŸ™‚

    Liked by 1 person

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