Once upon a time, there was a man named Bubba.
Bubba was a good man, always reaching out to
help someone. His life was a life of lessons.
One afternoon Bubba came upon a sparrow named
BIRDY in a parking lot. All of Birdy's family had
forsaken him, leaving him to fend for himself.
Fortunately, Bubba saw him before someone would
have inadvertently run over him in the parking lot.
Bubba picked him up, having no clue what to do with
him. He then lifted and released him to the sky, and
Birdy flapped his little wings and flew away. Bubba
simply gave him a lift which proved to be all that
Birdy really needed.
One day while tending his flowers, Bubba saw
a yard bug named BUGGY caught in the web of a
Black Widow spider. As the Black Widow looked on
about 5 feet away, Bubba freed the bug from the
spider's web. Bubba has often wondered if he should
have left the bug alone and allowed nature to take its course.
One cold and misty morning, Bubba saw a barefooted
homeless man crossing the street in front of him.
When the light changed, Bubba quickly drove ahead
and called out to the barefooted man named BUDDY.
Bubba asked Buddy about the whereabouts of his shoes,
and Buddy indicated that someone stole his shoes.
Bubba then pulled off his shoes and gave them to
Buddy. Buddy was very grateful for the shoes.
One day, as Bubba was looking at his bathroom
floor, he saw an ant named BUCKY. Bucky was
heading West and decided to go North. For no
apparent reason, Bubba tried to redirect him,
but Bucky refused to alter his course. As a
result, Bucky ended up in the web of a spider
and lost his life.
Bubba teaches us how to love all of God's people
as well as God's creatures. To give a 'lift' to one
such as Birdy; To lead others like Buggy out of
'harm's way'; To help a homeless person like
like Buddy; Or try to warn others like Bucky
even if they don't listen. The world could use
a lot more people like Bubba.
Copyright © curtis johnson | Year Posted 2022
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