Nov 17, 2020

Truth in a World of Lies

1 Min Read

Here’s an excerpt from Truth in a World of Lies, Dustin W. Benge's contribution to the November issue of Tabletalk:

In her 1865 book Hans Brinker, American author Mary Mapes Dodge chronicled the heroic story of the little Dutch boy who saved his country from catastrophic flooding by plugging a leaking dike with his finger. When the boy recognized the imminent danger of a potential broken dike and the destruction that would occur if a small trickle of water were allowed to slowly break away into a larger inundation, he flew into action. The story goes: “Quick as a flash, he saw his duty. Throwing away his flowers, the boy clambered up the heights until he reached the hole. His chubby little finger was thrust in, almost before he knew it. The flowing was stopped!”

Continue reading Truth in a World of Lies, or begin receiving Tabletalk magazine by signing up for a free 3-month trial.