Covering All the Bases

Covering All the Bases

From Chicken Soup for the Soul 20th Anniversary Edition

Covering All the Bases

Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you’ll land among the stars.

~Les Brown

A little boy was overheard talking to himself as he strode through his back yard, baseball cap in place and toting ball and bat. “I’m the greatest baseball player in the world,” he said proudly. Then he tossed the ball in the air, swung and missed. Undaunted, he picked up the ball, threw it into the air and said to himself, “I’m the greatest player ever!” He swung at the ball again, and again he missed.

He paused a moment to examine bat and ball carefully. Then once again he threw the ball into the air and said, “I’m the greatest baseball player who ever lived.” He swung the bat hard and again missed the ball.

“Wow!” he exclaimed. “What a pitcher!”

~Source Unknown

After church one Sunday morning, my five-year-old granddaughter was intently drawing on a piece of paper. When asked what she was drawing, she replied that she was drawing God.

"But no one knows what God looks like," I said.

'They will when I finish this picture!" she answered.

~Jacque Hall

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