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Are_grits_groceries Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jan-21-09 11:09 AM
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JESUS IN THE MENíS ROOM
The sites and sounds of CHRIST-mas reach a long way, but today I was struck with just how far is the reach of this unique holy-day. Sure, I expect to see at least a few nativity scenes on display, even in disputed territory. Christmas carols are also ubiquitous, including in Burger Kings and Wendyís. For some reason, though, hearing the words to ďO Holy NightĒ in a thruway menís room really made an impression.
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Thatís a lot of religion for a public toilet, but it really fits. After all, Jesus was not born in a palace or a resort. The Savior made His debut in a pretty earthy setting. A stall for farm animals is generally marked by a distinctive odor, not different from a roadside john.

Just as it is with the songs about that first Christmas, no place is off limits for the Christ who is the center of those songs. Youíll find Him present in the most gritty, grimy and stinky places of life.

I havenít heard a tear-jerking testimony about a toilet-stall conversion, yet, but I expect I will before I go to Heaven. I know that beautiful hymn must have touched some hearts today in the menís roomĖI just didnít have the nerve to ask anybody to raise his hand . . .

http://www.revrobschenck.com/?p=40

There are no words...................
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Lucky 13 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jan-21-09 11:13 AM
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1. Does Jesus have a "wide-stance" too?
Just curious.

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Sabriel Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jan-21-09 11:17 AM
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2. Please don't raise your hand until you wash it first.
If Jesus could do away with those gigantic rolls of TP that tear off in little bitty shreds, he might be on to something.
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