I saw the first Christmas lights this year at the beginning of October. Even before the pandemic, people have been decking their halls before Thanksgiving, but recent events seem to have pushed more people aboard the very early Polar Express.
When you open your Bible, how do you read it? This isn’t a rhetorical question, but one to really think about because people read God’s Word with different methods.
If you walked into a room full of people you had never met, how would you describe yourself?
The last days of summer are here and hopefully that means soaking in all the time with friends! Let’s take a trip to the zoo and learn about friendship from an unlikely pair.
Have you ever read those fun “choose your own adventure” books? You, the reader, get to be the main character and are led to a variety of crossroads. Instead of reading a story with a predetermined outcome, you get to flip the pages to whatever path you choose, and design the trajectory of your adventure.
As a kid, did you ever want to shimmy up a shiny rainbow and slide down to the pot of gold at the other end? It’s one of the imaginary adventures of a child’s lifetime. It can be disappointing when you grow up a little and learn that a rainbow is actually an optical illusion. But if you dig a little deeper into the science of rainbows, the truth is even more valuable than gold.
How many of you have been obsessed with the TV series “The Office?” I sure was. I watched it when it aired from 2005 to 2013, and when I lived overseas for a year I actually Skyped with my family so they could point it towards live TV and I could keep up the Dunder Mifflin Paper Company. Recently the popular mockumentary TV series made a comeback and people are obsessed all over again.
You might love them or you might despise them. But however you feel about bananas, you have to admit their smell packs a punch! If you put a banana in your school lunch, your sandwich and cookie will probably taste like a banana by lunchtime. Drop a banana in your smoothie and it’ll be hard to taste anything else.
Have you ever been on a camping or backpacking trip and gone without a shower for days on end? The dirt isn’t noticeable in the beginning because you’re on an epic trip braving bears, mountain stream bacteria, and rocks under your sleeping pad. But when you get home, you step into your clean house with your mud-caked hiking boots and that’s when you see how dirty you are. There’s no way you would jump into your cozy bedsheets with grime and pine needle sap stuck to your skin, right?