Twelve Words Minute
This Minute is meant for Boy Scouts.
At the beginning of every scout meeting a boy stands in front and holds up three fingers. He then recites twelve words:
TRUSTWORTHY - How can a boy say he is trustworthy then say he has done his homework when he has not.
LOYAL - How can a boy say he is loyal then pick on a friend.
HELPFUL - How can a boy say he is helpful then make the statement: "I’ll do it later".
FRIENDLY - How can a boy say he is friendly then argue over who’s turn it is.
COURTEOUS Then not hold the door open for the next person.
KIND - And not want to participate in a charity drive.
OBEDIENT - And doesn’t do a thing his parents tell him to do.
CHEERFUL - Then fights with his parents.
THRIFTY - Then spends every cent he has on video games.
BRAVE - And not get involved when he sees a group teasing someone.
CLEAN - Then tell a dirty joke.
REVERENT - And skip mass on Sundays.
How can a boy call these words "laws" when he doesn’t have the conviction to follow them?
And how can we call a boy a scout if he doesn’t follow these laws?
Scout Troop 333