Two roads diverged in a yellow wood,
And sorry I could not travel both
And be one traveler, long I stood
And looked down one as far as I could
To where it bent in the undergrowth;

Then took the other, as just as fair,
And having perhaps the better claim,
Because it was grassy and wanted wear;
Though as for that the passing there
Had worn them really about the same,

And both that morning equally lay
In leaves no step had trodden black.
Oh, I kept the first for another day!
Yet knowing how way leads on to way,
I doubted if I should ever come back.

I shall be telling this with a sigh
Somewhere ages and ages hence:
Two roads diverged in a wood, and I –
I took the one less traveled by,
And that has made all the difference.

            I’m sure it is a stretch to label this Robert Frost poem as CONSEQUENCES, but in reality, the poem reflects the ability to choose a road to travel. When choosing a road to travel certain consequences…





…are inevitable.

            What will you select for a career? Where will you choose to live? To whom will you marry? Will you decide to divorce? All of these are paths to travel.

            The year 2020 presented lots of choices as it wore on. What consequences will you face by wearing a mask? What repercussions are there by being cut off from friends and associates? Will you be scared? Will you choose to get THE VACCINE? What after-effects will you face? Where might these paths lead you?

Feeling LOST with so many decisions? Fortunately, there is One who desires to find us. The Bible tells us that Jesus Christ “…has come to seek and to save that which was lost.” (Luke 19:10). Jesus Christ tells the truth. He desires to provide you with peace and an eternal destiny beyond your wildest dreams. That provision is offered to you as a free gift but must be accepted by faith.

  “…Believe in the Lord Jesus, and you will be saved…” Acts 16:31

John 3:16 “For God so loved the world, that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him shall not perish, but have eternal life.”

1 John 5:13 “These things I have written to you who believe in the name of the Son of God, so that you may know that you have eternal life.”

Today you can switch to a road less traveled. For all eternity it will make a difference!

[1] https://robertfrost.org/the-road-not-taken.jsp (accessed 5/11/2021)

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