We have to come back to the chief’s question: “You present yourself to the Road but do you know how the Road presents itself to you?” In the previous article, we have mentioned that it evoked a parable of Jesus about someone who wants to build a tower. We have made the comparison with the construction of your rover life and we said that you need three tools in your virtual rucksack: the religious adviser, the time of prayer and a rover godfather. These tools are necessary but not enough. Continue reading

I WRITE my notes this month from camp. I hope that many a Scoutmaster will have been able, like me, to take his holiday this year in camp. If he has enjoyed it half as much as I am enjoying mine, he will have done well.

I am certain that a week or two of such life is the best rest-cure and the best tonic for both mind and body that exists for a man, whether he be boy or old ‘un. Continue reading