Hire
Writers
Editors
Home Read What's New Join
Faith
Writers
Forum
My Account Login
Shop
Save
Support
Book
Store
Learn
About
Jesus
  

Read Our Devotional             2016 Opportunities to be Published             Detailed Navigation

The HOME for Christian writers! The Home for Christian Writers!




 
Humor PLEASE ENCOURAGE
AUTHOR BY COMMENTING


  LEAVE COMMENT ON ARTICLE   SEND A PRIVATE MESSAGE
  HIRE THIS WRITER
REPORT ARTICLE

 TRACK THIS AUTHOR ADD TO MY FAVORITES
corner
What's New
 
corner
 
Cub Scout Scare
by Bob Valleau
11/17/09
Free to Share


  Mail
 





One of the funniest, yet scariest, moments in my life happened when I was nine years old. I joined a cub scout pack thinking I would become a skilled adventurer, fighting off monsters and slaying dragons. Well, not really. I actually joined to have fun with my friends and thought how cool the uniform made me look. Little did I know then that one crazy incident would follow me for the rest of my scouting experience.

The incident occurred during a lecture from my den leader. He was a tall, thin man yet he had a boisterous voice. He could awaken a bear from slumber. I remember sitting cross-legged on the floor in a large room at one of our monthly pack meetings. Other scouts from different packs had joined us that day to listen to different leaders talk about the value of being a virtuous scout.

I sat in the front row listening intently as my den leader paced back and forth spewing forth his words of wisdom. All of a sudden he stopped in front of me and paused before continuing with his lecture. I looked up at him waiting for his next word. When he opened his mouth to speak, something flew out and landed in my lap.

At first, I was stunned. I looked down, and I thought a bug had flown out of his mouth or his face had fallen off. I jumped up immediately and began stomping on the thing with both feet, hoping to kill whatever it was. When I was done stomping, I stood in awe and saw that it wasn't a bug or my den leader's face. My den leader looked at me, and then he looked at what lay in front of me. He immediately covered his mouth with both hands and ran out of the room. Everyone erupted in laughter.

As I stood there amongst the laughter from my fellow scouts, it dawned on me: I may never get to fight off any monsters or slay any dragons, but I am the only scout who can say that I successfully destroyed a perfectly good set of false teeth.

PLEASE ENCOURAGE AUTHOR, LEAVE COMMENT ON ARTICLE
Read more articles by Bob Valleau or search for other articles by topic below.




Read more by clicking on a link:
Free Reprints
Main Site Articles
Most Read Articles
Highly Acclaimed Challenge Articles.
New Release Christian Books for Free for a Simple Review.

God is Not Against You - He Came on an All Out Rescue Mission to Save You


...in Christ God was reconciling the world to himself, not counting their trespasses against them... 2 Cor 5:19

Therefore, my friends, I want you to know that through Jesus the forgiveness of sins is proclaimed to you. Acts 13:38

LEARN & TRUST JESUS HERE

The opinions expressed by authors do not necessarily reflect the opinion of FaithWriters.com.
 
corner
Corner
This article has been read 428 times     < Previous | Next >


Member Comments
Member Date
Sunny Loomis  17 Nov 2009
Thanks for the laugh! I wonder what the pack leader remembers of that day?
Joanne Sher  17 Nov 2009
hehe - that IS funny! What an experience!




TRUST JESUS TODAY











Free Audio Bible
500 Plus Languages
Faith Comes By Hearing.com