There was to be an Easter parade in their
town and the
two young boys were working hard on their small float for
the parade in the basement of their church.
their small wagon and placed a wooden cross right in the
center of it. They put flowers on and around the cross and
draped it with purple strips of cloth.
The pastor happened to
stop by the the room. He looked at the boys' float and said,
"I am sorry boys, but you have it all wrong. The cross was
not beautiful like you have made it. It was rugged, hard, and
ugly. You will have to change your float."
The boys stood
silent for a moment. Then one of the boys looked up to His
pastor and responded, "But pastor, I thought that Jesus
never touched anything and left it the same!?"