‘Honest toil has no penalty’

I worked as a camp counselor for a couple of summers while in college. One of the tasks that needed to be accomplished before the campers arrived was to put mulch around the grove area of the camp. The staff made it a fun activity as we shoveled mulch into wheelbarrows and spread it around.

While I was standing on the pile of mulch, using a pitchfork, I mistakenly plunged the pitchfork into the mulch and stabbed one of my toes—my feet had sunk entirely into the pile and I just didn’t see them. I didn’t have shoes on and the pain was intense. 

I immediately went to wash off my foot and made the decision right away—regardless of what I saw when I looked down at my foot—to stick to the truth about myself as spiritual and therefore safe in Spirit, God. I washed the toe and wrapped it, declaring truths to myself about my spiritual perfection as God’s child, put on closed-toed shoes, and continued to help with the mulching.

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