The only survivor of a shipwreck was washed up on a small,
uninhabited island. He prayed feverishly for GOD to rescue him, and every
day he scanned the horizon for help, but none seemed forthcoming.
Exhausted,he eventually managed to build a little hut out of
driftwood to protect himself from the elements, and to store his few
One day, after scavenging for food, he arrived home to find his
little hut in flames, with smoke rolling up to the sky. The worst had
happened, and everything was lost. He was stunned with
disbelief, grief, and anger.
"GOD, how could you do this to me?" he cried. Early the next
day he was awakened by the sound of a ship that was approaching the
It had come to rescue him. "How did you know I was here?"
Asked the weary man of his rescuers. "We saw your smoke signal,"
It's easy to get discouraged when things are going bad, but we
shouldn't lose heart, because GOD is at work in our lives, even in the
midst of pain, and suffering.
Remember that, the next time your little hut seems to be burning
to the ground. It just may be a smoke signal that summons the grace
You May Want To Consider Passing This On, because You Never
Know Who Feels Like Their Hut Is On Fire Today