The story is told of two buckets that spent their days going continually up and down in a well. As they passed each other the happy bucket would cheerily call out, “Good Morning, Mr Bucket!”, whilst the other bucket, who was always crying and complaining, would groan, “What’s good about it?” Time and again the friendly bucket would make excited, happy comments only to be met with a disgruntled response from his counterpart.
One day the happy bucket sympathetically asked, “Tell me little bucket, you always seem so sad and forlorn, why are you so unhappy?” The response was, “I am sick of it! It doesn’t matter how full I come up, I always go down empty. Anyway, what have you got to be so cheerful about?” “Oh, that’s easy,” replied the happy bucket, “You see it doesn’t matter how empty I go down, I always come up full!”
What sort of bucket are you?
Philippines 4:8—Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable—if anything is excellent or praiseworthy—think about such things.
Remember, we have an awesome destiny to fulfil.