Scoutmaster Minute

You are holding a cup of chocolate when someone comes along and bumps into you, making you spill your chocolate everywhere.

Why did you spill the chocolate?

You spilled the chocolate because there was chocolate in your cup. Had there been bitter herbal tea in the cup, you would have spilled bitter herbal tea.

The point is, whatever is inside the cup, is what will spill out. Therefore, when life comes along and shakes you (which will happen), whatever is inside you will come out.

So, we have to ask ourselves, "what's in my cup?"

When life gets tough, what spills out? Joy, gratefulness, peace and humility? Or does anger, bitterness, harsh words and reactions come out? You choose!

Today let's work towards filling our cups with gratitude, forgiveness, joy, words of affirmation, kindness, gentleness and love for others.