Sunday, September 27, 2009

Okra joke

I went to the market to buy some okra. It was so windy they gave it to me for free. That's what I call okra wind-free.

Sunday, September 13, 2009

Little church

A child was imitating a religious service. Before the "service" started, he announced "Please turn off your cell phones."

For a gathering hymn, he sang "Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star".

Tuesday, September 8, 2009

Knowledge within

I got a saying in a fortune cookie: "One cannot teach a man, only reveal what is within".

That saying falls through the cracks on so many fronts. Some things a man cannot know until it is first taught. For instance, a person's name, or what they are called. One cannot know inside what a person is called until one is introduced.

No one can know when a person will die, or that the person died, unless it is told them. That a castle exists in Germany or China, or that a bridge fell thousands of year ago, cannot be know unless it is seen or told to a person. These things are not within.

There are two things which are within that can be taught. That would be peace and anger. Anger is a learned response. A person in touch with his anger will react with anger. Peace is also within. A person who is in harmony with others will react peacefully.