Building A Bridge
a time, not so long ago, a group of workers sat about
contemplating a bridge they had just completed.
spoke up about how he had nearly given up. The work has
been too hard. The hours were too long. The equipment given
to do the
job (he'd decided
in his mind alone) were defective. The parts construed
as not compatible
for what would be the finished product.
spoke out "But as always with patience and perseverance
as part of the
work crew, the end result is usually better then expected."
Integrity was not about
to be left out of this conversation, and quickly
put in his opinion.
He pointed out that the quality of the materials used, would surely guarantee
safe passage to places known as "that which is
right and just,"
as well as other's like them.
Skill echoed his
agreement "Surely doing it right,
having us working
pulling together, thinking things out, has made this bridge
In a caring tone of voice
spoke up Love -
we used for the bridge will be enough to overcome any burdens placed upon
it. Surely it will not have a weight from the world
to bear. Once more they looked upon what they had built. Perhaps
others would travel this way, see and imitate it, for truly it was
a work of
"What shall we call this
of their foreman, Mr. Wisdom,
without hesitation -
An Allegory by Vickey Stamps
The Golden City