PRAYERS AND POEMS FOR SCOUTS
A Den's Leader's Discovery
I was sure they wouldn't ask me;
I knew I
I didn't know the books or boys;
I didn't have the
Then my 9 year old said, "Mama,
Won't you take my den this
They can't find anybody else,
Though they've looked far and
I took my training and waited
for those unknown Cubs to
I shook and worried and fretted:
And hoped to protect my
They seemed to delight
In breaking every rule.
or another each boy
Made a home within my heart.
The Promise and the
Is a memory apart.
I found they weren't small devils
Overflowing in my cup,
It's just that an 8 year old needs
To hold his HALO up.
What Is A Boy
Greater St. Louis
A boy is what he does, he does what he can.
What he is
going to be, he is now becoming.
He is going to sit right where you are
And when you are gone, he will attend to those things you
think are important.
You may adopt all the policies you please, but how
they are carried out depends on him.
Even if you make treaties and
leagues, he will have to manage them.
He is going to sit at your desk
in Congress and assume your place on the Supreme Court bench.
take over your churches, schools, universities and corporations.
will assume control of your cities, states and nations.
All your books
are going to be judged praised and condemned by him.
All your hopes for
him and the faith of the nations and humanities are in his
SO YOU MIGHT AS WELL PAY SOME ATTENTION TO