May 17, 2010

Monday Mini-Sermon

In his prime it was said that every word written by Rudyard Kipling was worth twenty-five shillings. A group of college students heard this and decided to write him a letter. The letter read, "We understand that every word you write is worth twenty-five shillings. We have enclosed twenty-five shillings. Please send us your best word."

A week or so later a letter arrived at the student's address. Eagerly they opened the envelope and pulled out its contents. In the center of the page, in excellent penmanship, was written one word: "Thanks!"

It was Rudyard Kipling's best word. It should be ours, too.