and because it’s Holy Week we have an extra-special one for you!
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.
Peace is gazing at the stars with the knowledge you know their creator.
– Author Unknown
When Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea, in the days of King Herod, behold, magi from the east arrived in Jerusalem, saying, “Where is the newborn king of the Jews? We saw his star at its rising and have come to do him homage.” When King Herod heard this, he was greatly troubled, and all Jerusalem with him. Assembling all the chief priests and the scribes of the people, he inquired of them where the Messiah was to be born.They said to him, “In Bethlehem of Judea, for thus it has been written through the prophet:
‘And you, Bethlehem, land of Judah,are by no means least among the rulers of Judah; since from you shall come a ruler, who is to shepherd my people Israel.’”
Minions remind me to laugh despite the chaos & difficulties of life.
And right now there is an awful lot of chaos amuck in the world!
Laughter is a good thing. Scientists tell us that laughter, humor and joy are an important part of life. Laughing lowers blood pressure, reduces stress hormones, and increases muscle flexion. It increases the circulation of antibodies in the blood stream and makes us more resistant to infection.