WINDSHIELD WIPER LESSON FROM A CHILD
One rainy afternoon I was driving along one of the main streets of town,
taking those extra precautions necessary when the roads are wet and slick.
Suddenly, my son Matthew spoke up from his relaxed position in the front
“Mom, I’m thinking of something.”
This announcement usually meant he had been pondering some fact for a while
and was now ready to expound all that his seven-year-old mind had
I was eager to hear. “What are you thinking?” I asked.
“The rain,” he began, “is like sin and the windshield wipers are like God,
wiping our sins away.”
After the chill bumps raced up my arms I was able to respond. “That’s really
Then my curiosity broke in. How far would this little boy take this
revelation? So I asked… “Do you notice how the rain keeps on coming? What
does that tell you?”
Matthew didn’t hesitate one moment with his answer: “We keep on sinning, and
God just keeps on forgiving us.”
Who can drive in the rain again without thinking of this one???
— Author Unknown