was a little boy,
On the week’s first day,
Coming home from Sunday School
And wandering on the way.
scuffed his shoes into the grass
And found a caterpillar.
He found a fluffy milkweed pod
And blew out all the filler.
A bird’s nest in a tree above,
So wisely placed on high,
Was just another wonder
That caught his eager eye.
neighbor watched his crooked course
And hailed him from the lawn.
He asked him where he’d been that day
And what was going on.
been to Sunday School,” he said
As he turned a piece of sod,
And picking up a worm, he smiled,
“I’ve learned a lot from God!”
a fine way,” the neighbor said,
“For a boy to spend his time.
“Now if you can tell me where God is,
I’ll give you a brand new dime.”
as a flash the answer came,
The boy said without complaint,
“I’ll give you a dollar, Mister,
If you can tell me where God ain’t!”
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