" I'm always testing you" he said as he unplugged a long green garden hose and took it to the garage to store it.
" How" Nicholas exclaimed with a strange look.
" How you treat people, problems, success, failure and troubles".
The mailman walked up the sidewalk to the Creator's mailbox, put the mail in and put the flag down.
" Hello George" he said with a big smile as he walked up and shook his hand hello. " And how is your wife Ellen and your young boy Roger".
" Fine Thank you" he replied with a grin as he continued on his mail route.
" Nicholas, did you greet the mail man" he asked as he took the mail out and began to thumb through it.
" No!" was Nicholas's response.
" Nicholas, everything in life is a test including how you treat people you know and strangers you meet". " Thank you for helping me with the leaves" he said to Nicholas as he went into the garage and put the rake away. " Come on in for some hot cider and some homemade cookies".
research help: Chapter 5 ' The Purpose Driven Life' by Rick Warren.
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