“Dayton’s Legs”

 

You can’t win, pulling somebody else along with you when nobody else is. But you can win.

 

Beyond the loud cacophony of cynical critics and obsessive mockers, transcending the seeming delight that some seem to take in attacking and, if possible, destroying the faith of others, this is the kind of thing that is really, truly, important:

 

https://www.lds.org/youth/video/daytons-legs?lang=eng

 

I’ve seen similar instances myself.  I’m thinking, right now, of the effort made by young men in an adjacent ward to help the autistic son of friends of ours to attain his Eagle rank in the Boy Scouts.  Cynicism is revealed  as the small, soul-shrinking, poisonous thing that it is when it’s contrasted with the permanent things, the lasting things, the real things.

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=itWzXBNPmZE

 

 

 


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