Move your mouse over me

Mobile Version

InsaneScouter Logo
Home > Resources > Ceremonies > Flag

Tomorrow's World

Tonight I would like to tell you a story about a boy, his father and the paper.  The boy's father is sitting in his easy chair after a hard day's work, with his feet propped up enjoying reading the evening's paper.

The boy, who we shall call Johnny, enters the room and asks his father, "Dad, let's work on Cub Scout achievements.  Let's do the work in my book so I can get my award."  Dad says he is too tired and wants to read his paper.

Then Johnny leaves, but comes back later and asks his Dad to play football or soccer with him.  But his Dad says he is too tired and wants to read his paper.  At this point Dad spots a picture of the world on one page of the newspaper.  He removes it from the paper and tears it into small pieces, making a puzzle, thinking this puzzle will keep Johnny busy for hours.  Johnny takes the paper pieces and goes to his room.  Dad is very smug, thinking it will keep Johnny busy.  However, in just a few minutes here comes Johnny.  Dad is astounded to see Johnny has completed the puzzle.  He says, "Johnny, how did you put that puzzle together so quickly?"  Johnny says, "Dad, I noticed on the back side of those pieces of puzzle there is a picture of a boy.  I found if I put the boy together right the world will also be all right."

And that, my friends, is what we are here for tonight.  Good night and good Scouting.

Other Pages you May Like
The Golden Rule
Patriotic Closing
Halloween Witches Brew
Congratulations To All Us Winners
Thoughts for Life

Search InsaneScouter

Show Control Box

Forgot Password     Signup


About | Sitemap | Advertise | Contact | Disclaimer | Privacy Statement

Helping Scout leaders one resource at a time...

Generously hosted by Techya

SRSquare manages this site

Materials found on the InsaneScouter's Website © 1998 - 2017 may be reproduced and used by all Scouting volunteers for training, entertainment and program purposes consistent with Scouting and Guiding Organizations. Unless otherwise noted on the page. If you believe we are republishing your copyrighted material without permission, please Contact Us including the link/url of said content to have it removed or your copyright information added.

Please be advised that InsaneScouter is NOT affiliated with any Scouting or Guiding Organization.

All opinions expressed on these pages are those of the original authors. All holdings are subject to this Disclaimer.