The Echo

by | Jun 9, 1998 | Forgiveness, Love

“Do not be deceived: God cannot be mocked. A man reaps what he sows.” Galatians 6:7

Jim DeLoach tells the following story: “A little boy in a fit of anger shouted at his mother that he hated her. Then, perhaps fearing punishment, he ran to a steep cliff near their house and shouted into the valley, ‘I hate you, I hate you!’ Back from the valley came an echo, ‘I hate you, I hate you!’

“Startled at this, the boy ran into the house and told his mother that there was a mean little boy who lived in the valley who shouted at him, ‘I hate you, I hate you!’

“His mother took him back to the hillside and told him to shout, ‘I love you, I love you!’

“When he did, back came the reply, ‘I love you, I love you!'”

What we project is what we get back. We do reap what we sow. . .even if it is eventually.

By Dick Innes, Daily Encounter www.actsweb.org/detoday . Used by permission.

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