Several years ago Time Magazine featured a story about the British actor Peter Sellers, who was famous for his role as the bumbling Chief Inspector Clouseau in the Pink Panther movies.
Once Sellers appeared on the Muppet Show and was being interviewed by Kermit The Frog. As the interview began, Kermit said to Sellers, “Now, just relax and be yourself.” Continue reading
There’s a 1970’s song, “Don’t Let the Green Grass Fool Ya,” released by the late Wilson Pickett, and later performed and recorded by a number of pop and country artists. The opening lines go like this.
Girl, try to remember when we didn’t have no shoes
We stuck together, just me and you
It took a long time to get what we got today
Now you wanna give it all up for another guy Continue reading
Several years ago American Family Publishers was sending out sweepstakes notices trying to sell magazines. Their mailing list included the Bushnell Assembly of God in Bushnell, Florida. The computer twisted the name and sent them a notice addressed to “God of Bushnell.” Continue reading
Monday morning Norma Jean got a text message from our neighbors, Hugh and Linda Bozeman who also are members where we worship at West Main. They were having some family over for a cook out and invited us to join them. Of course, we were glad to accept.
Later that morning, I noticed a facebook post by Hugh that read, “I decided to clean my grill this morning. Couldn’t help but think of Matthew 23:27.”
What’s that verse got to do with cleaning a grill? Continue reading
George and Alex Jackson were among the residents who answered the call from local police departments to help those stranded by the floods.
The roads in their neighborhoods were flooded so badly that they looked like canals, but the brothers used their motor boat to provide assistance.
“There’s some older people that needed some attention and we’re trying to convince them the best thing they can do is get out,” George Jackson told “Good Morning America. Continue reading
Lillian Quigley, in her children’s book, The Blind Men and the Elephant, recounts the famous fable of six blind men who encounter an elephant for the first time. In the story each man touches a part of the elephant and draws his own conclusion of what an elephant is like. Continue reading
This morning when I turned on my computer, this random screen saver appeared, pictured above. The caption reads: “You’re looking at a spiral galaxy containing upwards of 400 billion stars and 100 billion planets. Ahhh….”
Immediately my mind went to one of the great verses of the Bible, Psalm 19:1-2. “The heavens declare the glory of God, And the firmament shows His handiwork. Day unto day utters speech, And night unto night reveals knowledge.” Continue reading