Summa This & That & Merry Holidays!
December 9, 2014 by Rev. Paul McKay
Here’s a hodgepodge of “Summa This & Summa That” items that I’ve saved in the photo files which I’m cleaning out while I sit here procrastinating when I should be packing for the night flight to Texas Our Texas . . .
“A Star Is Born”:
Logan Joy Bidelman, b. Dec. 4
Today’s thought from the “I hate when dat happens” files:
When I feel the overwhelming urge to sneeze real big with a mouthful of food.
Today’s “Big Amen of the Day” to that!
An old quote from Her Greatness the gritty, truth teller of a Christian writer Anne Lamott, who has a new books out
From the “Stories that make you go wow!” Div.
And this ancient mosaic was under water, no less!
This kind of discovery from antiquity fascinates me to no end. The story is from the “Twisted Sifter” web site, one of the coolest sites I’ve come across in a while.
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From the “Bloggers We Love: Christian Div.” files.
Rachel Held Evans is right on here about the ludicrous “War on Christmas” nonsense.
And now for the meme and thought for the month: Methinks 2,000 years of Christianity will prevail if some overworked retail store clerk says “Happy Holidays” to you. It’s no more secular a greeting than “Merry Christmas is. What a more spiritual “Reason For the Season” time we might all have if self-appointed “cultural warriors” spent as much energy, time and money shining a light on poverty and homelessness stories (what Jesus would prefer?) in this Christmas season as they do trying to preserve the secular Christmas culture…