Did you ever play Red-Light, Green-Light as a kid? A row of kids line up and someone else calls out orders. If he said, "Green light," you could moved, but if he said, "Red light," you had to stop instantly or you'd be out. Now the point was to cross a certain finish line, so … Continue reading When God Plays Red-Light, Green Light
Every now and then you read a news story that makes you hate your country. This week, KSDK reported that a 13-year-old boy was given detention because he shared his lunch with another student. The reason? The school has a no-sharing policy because of "safety and liability." That's right, folks, that lesson you learned about … Continue reading Wouldn’t You Rather Be Sued Than Give a Kid Detention for Sharing?
Honorable Mention--Snow This is actually a winter thing, not just a Christmas thing, but Christmas falls in winter, so I had to cheat. Who had such a horrible childhood that they didn't enjoy the falling of snow? Little white flakes cascading through the air, building up and threatening to cancel school. True, now that I'm … Continue reading 10 Christmas Things That Make Me Feel Like A Kid Again
My wife leads the four-year-olds at our church and witnessed the following darkly hilarious look at Christian debate. During a review segment, the kids were asked to guess who "this person" was. The prompt was, "I created the whole world in one week." One little boy immediately answered, "God!" A second boy chimed in, "Jesus!" … Continue reading Christian Debate in Five Seconds (Starring Children)
Dear Mr. and Mrs. Government, You've seemed stressed lately. You're grouchy, short-tempered, and inattentive. I don't blame you, though. See, I've been watching you lately and I think I know why you're so grouchy. With your permission, I'll explain. At long time ago, long, long before I was born, things were simpler. You reigned in … Continue reading Mommy-and-Daddy-in-Chief
Anybody else hate taking their car to the mechanic? I had a problem with my car, so I took it to the mechanic. All in all, the fix cost about $450. To some that's chump change, but not to me. Before fixing it, however, the guy called and told me my timing belt was really … Continue reading If it ain’t broke, fix it anyway!