be careful what you pray for.

it’s the monday giggles…

and because it’s Holy Week we have an extra-special one for you!

 

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Photo from Pinterest.

Young Ernie and his family were invited to have Easter Sunday lunch at his grandmother’s house. Everyone was seated around the table as the food was being served.  When Ernie received his plate he started eating straight away.

Ernie, wait until we say grace,” demanded his father.

“I don’t have to,” the five year old replied.

“Of course you do, Ernest,” his mother insisted rather forcefully. “We always say a prayer before eating at our house.” Continue reading “be careful what you pray for.”

the list(s)

January has arrived!

And ushering in with it is not only another New Year

but the many, many, many, scribbled lists of promises made.

(Usually tied to a resolution for permanent change.)

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Photo by Glenn Carstens-Peters on Unsplash

I have been reading, all across the cyber-sphere, the many, many, many lists.

For change.

For improvement.

For enlightenment. Continue reading “the list(s)”

sing second!

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Our son celebrating a sing-second moment.

“Singing second”

is perhaps the most prized moment in the football career of a player

at one of the service academies.

 

The tradition after games between the Military Academies is for the “Alma Mater” of both teams to be performed by the respective school bands with the teams standing together at attention. The anthem of the losing team is performed first, then the anthem of the winning team is performed second. Continue reading “sing second!”