A little wit. A little wisdom. And a little whatever. (March 3, 2017)

A little wit

Lord, bless this food…(from Short-Funny-Stories.com)
An atheist was spending a quiet day fishing when suddenly his boat was attacked by the Loch Ness monster. In one easy flip, the beast tossed him and his boat at least a hundred feet into the air. The monster then opened its mouth while waiting below to swallow man and boat. As the man sailed head over heels and started 11149-766x627-istock_000000085640smallto fall towards the open jaws of the ferocious beast he cried out, “Oh, my God! Help me!” Suddenly, the scene froze in place.

As the atheist hung in midair, a booming voice came out of the clouds and said, “I thought you didn’t believe in Me!” “God, come on, give me a break!” the man pleaded, “Just seconds ago I didn’t believe in the Loch Ness monster either!” “Well,” said God, “now that you are a believer you must understand that I won’t work miracles to snatch you from certain death in the jaws of the monster, but I can change hearts. What would you have me do?” The atheist thinks for a minute and then says, “God, please have the Loch Ness Monster believe in You also.” God replies, “So be it.” The scene starts in motion again with the atheist falling towards the ravenous jaws of the ferocious beast. Then the Loch Ness Monster folds his claws together and says, “Lord, bless this food You have so graciously provided…..”


john-dewey-9273497-1-402A little wisdom

“Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself.” –John Dewey, 1859-1952 (Read more about him.)


woman-suffrage-parade-of-1913-10A little whatever

In the great (and recently renewed) spirit of American political marches…On March 3, 1913, the first march for women’s voting rights, the “Woman Suffrage Procession” took place in Washington, D.C. It was organized by Alice Paul of the National American Woman Suffrage Association. Thousands of women participated in the march down Pennsylvania avenue, which took place the day before President Woodrow Wilson’s inauguration. The right for women to vote was secured by the ratifiation of the 19th Amendment seven years later in 1920.


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