Follow the lighted dots on the floor. Your color code is red yellow yellowâ€”whenever youâ€™re assigned a path to follow, it will be red yellow yellow, three dots side by sideâ€”go where those lights indicate. Whatâ€™s your color code, boys?â€
â€œRed, yellow, yellow.â€
â€œVery good. My name is Dap. Iâ€™m your mom for the next few months.â€
The boys laughed.
â€œLaugh all you like, but keep it in mind. If you get lost in the school, which is quite possible, donâ€™t go opening doors. Some of them lead outside.â€ More laughter. â€œInstead just tell someone that your mom is Dap, and theyâ€™ll call me. Or tell them your color, and theyâ€™ll light up a path for you to get home.”
— excerpt from Ender’s Game
I think Jesus could learn a few things from Ender’s battle school.
For one thing, a well-lit path telling me where to go would be nice – preferably one in different colors than everyone else’s path so I could tell which path is mine to follow.
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how very true–but somehow i think figuring out which path is ours is part of the challenge