The Image Controversy

When, however, they are blamed for undertaking to depict the divine nature of Christ, which should not be depicted, they take refuge in the excuse: We represent only the flesh of Christ which we have seen and handled. But that is a Nestorian error. For it should be considered that that flesh was also the […]

Dieter’s Christmas

‘Twas the night before Christmas and all around my hips were Fanny May candies that sneaked past my lips. Fudge brownies were stored in the freezer with care in hopes that my thighs would forget they were there. While Mama in her girdle and I in chin straps had just settled down to sugar-borne naps. […]

Girl Called Charlie

“Time for school”, called Mum. “Not going!”, said Charlie. “What do you mean you’re not going?” said Mum. “My Teddy’s sick and he needs me, so I have decided I had better stay at home today.” “Well, said Mum, I can look after Teddy for you. I will take really good care of him and […]

Perfect Church

If you should find the perfect church Without one fault or smear, For goodness sake! Don’t join that church; You’d spoil the atmosphere. If you should find the perfect church Where all anxieties cease Then pass it by, lest joining it You’d mar the masterpiece. If you should find the perfect church Then don’t you […]

From Arizona?

You know you’re in Arizona when… You’ve signed so many petitions to recall governors that you can’t remember the name of the incumbent. You notice your car overheating before you drive it. You can say Hohokam and people don’t think you’re laughing funny. You no longer associate bridges (or rivers) with water. You see more […]