Of Being a Good Neighbour and Catching the New Disease Called “Busy”

Come, Let's Take a Walk!

“You can’t hurry and be compassionate at the same time.” – Pete Wilson, Senior Pastor, Cross Point Church

of being a good neighbourIn the late 1800s, a distinguished member of the British Parliament travelled to Scotland to give a speech. On the way, his carriage became hopelessly mired in the thick mud of a rural road. A young Scottish farm boy suddenly appeared on the scene with a team of large draft horses. He quickly had the carriage out of its dilemma and ready to resume its journey.

The gentleman insisted that on paying the young man, but the lad refused. He was simply being a good neighbour – and neighbours help  each other out when there is difficulty.

The English lawmaker was immediately taken with the young man and his attitude.

“Are you sure I can’t pay you for your time and effort?” the gentleman asked,

“Thank you, sir, but it was the…

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