Does God ever do things that make you think…WOW? Within the last two months he has been doing things like this in my life. I have tossed many aside as “weird,” however, this past week at Centri-Kid he did something that kind of freaked me out.
It was 2am on Wednesday morning and I suddenly woke up. I don’t how or why I was completely conscious, but I knew something was wrong. I got up and walked down the dorm room hallway to check on the students. I opened one door to find three older students pulling a prank on a younger student (when I say younger I mean like not even in 4th grade). Without going into detail the prank involved warm water and a hand. I had no clue that this was going on…not a clue!!! Who wakes up from a dead sleep to stop something from happening???
Now, my philosophy on pranks is don’t do them (generally); I do sometimes make exceptions. Those exceptions follow a strict code of conduct:
- it can not destroy property, harm, or hurt a person in anyway
- it needs to be done to someone of the same age group
- it must be approved/supervised by a leader
- the person must be okay with it
With that said, I see why I was woken up…maybe by God, who knows. We are called to safeguard the helpless, and this little guy didn’t do anything to warrant such a prank. I’m glad that I was able to stop this from going any further. I can only imagine what the fallout would have been in the morning.
we are corrupted from the womb…you can call me Samuel.