When I was a little kid, I remember that every morning in our Christian School we would stand up, salute the American flag, salute the Christian flag, and the Bible. The pledges became such a habit that even now, I can recite them without really thinking.

This past weekend I was at a retreat with a local church and had some down time. There was an open Bible sitting on the table in front of me, so I started sketching it (something that brings me back to being a kid again). When I was finished with the sketch, I decided to write out the pledge to the Bible next to it. I think it turned out pretty well, and I really want to live my life with the Bible as a lamp to my feet and a light to my path.

Here’s my sketch (and the words to the pledge as I remember them):