> >The Ant and Brenda's Contact Lens: a true story.
> >Brenda was almost halfway to the top of the tremendous granite
> >was standing on a ledge where she was taking a breather during
> >first rock climb. As she rested there, the safety rope snapped
> >eye and knocked out her contact lens. "Great", she thought.
"Here I am on
> >a rock ledge, hundreds of feet from the bottom and hundreds of
feet to the
> >top of this cliff, and now my sight is blurry."
> >She looked and looked, hoping that somehow it had landed on the
> >But it just wasn't there.
> >She felt the panic rising in her, so she began praying. She
> >calm, and she prayed that she may find her contact lens.
> >When she got to the top, a friend examined her eye and her
> >the lens, but it was not to be found. Although she was calm now
> >was at the top, she was saddened because she could not clearly
> >the range of mountains. She thought of the bible verse "The
eyes of the
> >Lord run to and fro throughout the whole earth."
> >She thought, "Lord, You can see all these mountains. You know
> >and leaf, and You know exactly where my contact lens is. Please
> >Later, when they had hiked down the trail to the bottom of the
> >met another party of climbers just starting up the face of the
> >of them shouted out, "Hey, you guys! Anybody lose a contact
> >Well, that would be startling enough, but you know why the
climber saw it?
> > An ant was moving slowly across a twig on the face of the
> >The story doesn't end there. Brenda's father is a cartoonist.
> >told him the incredible story of the ant, the prayer, and the
> >lens, he drew a cartoon of an ant lugging that contact lens with
> >caption, "Lord, I don't know why You want me to carry this
thing. I can't
> >eat it, and it's awfully heavy. But if this is what You want me
> >I'll carry it for You."
> >I think it would do all of us some good to say, "God, I don't
know why You
> >want me to carry this load. I can see no good in it and it's
> >heavy. But, if You want me to carry it, I will."
> >God doesn't call the qualified, He qualifies the called.
> >Yes, I do love GOD. He is my source of existence and my Savior.
> >me functioning each and every day. Without Him, I am nothing,
> >Him... I can do all things through Christ which strengthens me.