CAT FROM HEAVEN
Dwight Nelson recently
told a true story about the pastor of his church.
He had a kitten that climb
to come down. The pastor coax
come down. The tree was not sturdy enough to climb, so the pastor decid
that if he ti
down, he could then reach up and get the kitten.
He did all this, checking his progress in the car frequently, then figur
if he went just a little bit further, the tree would be bent
sufficiently for him to reach the kitten. But as he mov
forward, the rope broke. The tree went "boing!" and the kitten
The pastor felt terrible. He walk
people if they'd seen a little kitten. No. Nobody had seen a stray kitten.
So he pray
about his business.
A few days later he was at the grocery store, and met one of his church
members. He happen
cat food. Now this woman was a cat hater and everyone knew it, so he ask
her, "Why are you buying cat food when you hate cats so much?"
had been begging her for a cat, but she kept refusing. Then a few days
before, the child had begg
"Well if God gives you a cat, I'll let you keep it."
(Can you see where this is heading?)
She told the pastor, "I watch
knees, and ask God for a cat. And really, Pastor, you won't believe this,
but I saw it with my own eyes. A kitten suddenly came flying out of the blue
sky, with its paws outspread, and land
To the world, you may just be somebody...but to somebody, you may be the world.