A Firefighter's Vacation
SEND A PRIVATE MESSAGE
HIRE THIS WRITER
There’s a hotel in the heavens and the rooms are always free,
there’s no need to phone ahead, there’s always a vacancy.
You have no need for luggage, just step up and sign in.
They always make you welcome at the place called Heaven’s Inn.
The rooms have drawers for shirts and pants and drawers for socks and things,
and nice big walk in closets where you can hang your wings.
The beds are made from clouds and the lights are really stars,
and you’re not bothered by pollution or noise from passing cars.
The Innkeeper’s a nice old man, and a very gracious host,
ask his name and he says: “Father, Son and Holy Ghost”.
I asked how come the rooms are free, how is it you get by?
He said the guests pay for their rooms long before they die.
“You see, you were a firefighter with four kids and a wife,
and you were helping others on the day you lost your life.
Fighting back a fire headed for a school full of kids,
when it got bad you stayed while the others ran and hid.
You turned the flames and saved those kids, not a single one was hurt,
then overcome by smoke you just fell down in the dirt.”
I smiled and went back to my room, and as I turned the knob
I kept thinking to myself that I only did my job.
PLEASE ENCOURAGE AUTHOR, LEAVE COMMENT ON ARTICLE
Read more articles by Wayne Winters or search for other articles by topic below.
Search for articles on: (e.g. creation; holiness etc.)Read more by clicking on a link:
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.