A construction crew was building a new road through a rural area, knocking down trees as it progressed. A superintendent noticed that one tree had a nest of birds who couldn’t yet fly and he marked the tree so that it would not be cut down.
Several weeks later the superintendent came back to the tree. He got into a bucket truck and was lifted up so that he could peer into the nest. The fledglings were gone. They had obviously learned to fly.
The superintendent ordered the tree cut down. As the tree crashed to the ground, the nest fell clear and some of the material that the birds had gathered to make the nest was scattered about.
Part of it was a scrap of paper torn from a Sunday school pamphlet. On the scrap of paper were these words: “God cares about you.” A God Provide
Every day God thinks about you.
Every hour God looks after you.
Every minute God cares for you
Because every second, God loves you.