The Ant and the Contact Lens:A True Story

Brenda was almost halfway to the top of the tremendous granite cliff. She was standing on a ledge where she was taking a breather during this, her  first rock climb. As she rested there, the safety rope snapped against her 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 ledge. But it just wasn’t there.

She felt the panic rising in her, so she begun praying. She prayed for cabin, and she prayed that she may find her contact lens.

When she got to the top, a friend examined her eye and her clothing for the lens, but it was not to be found. Although she was calm now that she was at the top, she was saddened because she could not clearly see across 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 known every stone and leaf, and You know exactly where my contact lens is. Please help me.”

Later, when they had hiked down the trail to the bottom of the cliff they meet another party of climbers just starting up the face of the cliff. One of them shouted out, “Hey, you guys! Anybody lose a contact lens?”

Well, that would be enough, but you know why the climber saw it? An ant was moving slowly across a twig on the face of the rock, carrying it!

The story doesn’t end there. Brenda’s father is a cartoonist. When she told him the incredible story of the ant, the prayer, and the contact lens, he drew a cartoon of an ant hugging that contact lens with the 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 to do; 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 awfully 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. He keeps me functioning each and every day without Him, I am nothing, but with Him…I can do all things through Christ which strengthens me (Phil.4:13).

Definitely ,this little girl is everyone's envy . With the looks and brain, she will go  a long way in the future.

           As the saying goes, You can tell whether a man is clever by his answers. You can tell whether a man is wise

by his questions.


To be honest is to tell the truth to others. There can’t be no good judgment if there’s no honesty.

  If a person is honest, he can get the trust of other people. A person who is honest all the time will be trusted and respected by other people.

  When people tell lies, their conscience keep telling them to tell the truth. Sometimes, it’s hard to tell the truth but bear in mind that when we tell the truth we get the hard feeling in our chests out.

  Parents have to teach their children to tell the truth so that their children will always bring that lesson in their minds until they grow up.