Birds Didn’t Work Out, So the Vatican’s Trying Balloons

Each year on the last Sunday in January, it has been the custom for the Pope, accompanied by children, to release a pair of doves into St. Peter's Square from his window in the Apostolic Palace.  The tradition, begun by Pope John Paul II, is a poignant symbol of the Vatican's call for peace during January.Or at least, that was the custom.  Last year the popular tradition turned to disaster when two children released doves from the Pope's window, only to see them attacked--first by a seagull, … [Read more...]

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Dear God: Thank You For My Smokin’ Hot Husband

Well, I just wanted to get in on the fun!  My husband’s hot enough, but I’m not sure he’d want me announcing that fact to the world.I’ve gotta say, though, that Pastor Joe Nelms of Family Baptist Church in Lebanon, Tennessee, was certainly not bashful when he offered the opening prayer on Saturday at the Tennessee NASCAR races.  In addition to his hot, sexy wife, Pastor Nelms is thankful for the wonders of Dodges and Toyotas and Fords.   He offered to God his earnest thanks for “Sunoco Racing … [Read more...]

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SAVE YOUR MARRIAGE IN FOUR HOURS OR LESS! (Don’t Try This At Home)

I’m still pondering an article I read this morning in The Onion, that irreverent newsmagazine which specializes in theatre of the absurd.  The headline reads: Zip-Lining Day Trip to Somehow Save Marriage  The featured fantasy couple were facing a plethora of tough marital challenges:An “increasingly hopeless, angst-ridden relationship” A deepening communications gap The husband’s temptation to have an affair The wife’s dissatisfaction with her dead-end job Their indecision regarding whethe … [Read more...]

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