Archive | January 2011
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A few paraprosdokians… you know, figures of speech in which the latter part of the sentence is unexpected and causes the reader to reframe things. My favorites: 1. I asked God for a bike, but I know he does not work that way. So I stole the bike and asked for forgiveness. 2. Do not […]
First reading Isaiah 8:23-9:3 © In days past the Lord humbled the land of Zebulun and the land of Naphtali, but in days to come he will confer glory on the Way of the Sea on the far side of Jordan, province of the nations. The people that walked in darkness has seen a great […]
A little girl asked her mother, “How did the human race appear?” The mother answered, “God made Adam and Eve and they had children and so was all mankind made.” Two days later she asks her father the same question. The father answered, “Many years ago there were monkeys from which the human race was […]
When I woke up this morning lying in bed, I was asking myself, What are some of the secrets of success in life? I found the answer right there, in my very room. The Fan said…. Be cool The Roof said… Aim High The Window said…See the world The Clock said…Every minute is precious The […]