Respecting the Beliefs of Others

People keep telling me that I should respect the beliefs of others. That sounds entirely reasonable, at least until you think about it. The problem is in knowing where to draw the line. I can understand why, for example, Presbyterians should respect the beliefs of Methodists. They’re practically the same thing. But what about those […]


Mark Singham was caught by a quick Hare Krishna in a Canberra mall. “Attempting to put him off and impress my friends, I said, ‘Mate, I gave in another life’, and guffawed with my mates. The Hare Krishna smiled and said: ‘Yes, and I remember you were just as cheap then.’ “  

Taking Things Literally

Two hunters are out in the woods when one of them collapses. He doesn’t seem to be breathing and his eyes are glazed. The other man pulls out his phone and calls emergency services and gasps to the operator: “My friend is dead! What can I do?” The operator in a calm, soothing voice replies: […]

When talking about Heaven..

When talking about heaven to an audience, let your face light up to reflect God’s glory in His firmament.  When talking about hell, your every day expressions will do just fine  

Stars in the Sky

Sherlock Holmes and Watson were on a camping trip. They were lying in bed, looking up at the sky. Holmes said, “Watson, what do you see?” “Well, I see thousands of stars.” “And what does that mean to you?” “I suppose, Holmes, it means that of all the planets and suns and moons in the […]

Good News and Bad News

There is the story of a preacher who got up one Sunday and announced to his congregation: “I have good news and bad news. The good news is, we have enough money to pay for our new master plan. The bad news is, it’s still out there in your pockets.”

Ganesh & The Lottery

Bholaji finds himself in dire trouble. His business has gone bust and he’sin serious financial trouble. He’s so desperate that he decides to askGanesh for help. He goes into the temple and begins to pray. “Oh Ganesh, please help me, I’ve lost my business and if I don’t get somemoney, I’m going to lose my […]

New Evidence

Lawyer: “Judge, I wish to appeal my client’s case on the basis of newlydiscovered evidence.” Judge: “And what is the nature of the new evidence?” Lawyer: “Judge, I discovered that my client still has $500 left.”  

‘People Kill People’

Aug. 15, 2006 – In a move aimed at further tightening airport security, theFederal Aviation Administration announced today that it would ban all peoplefrom flights leaving or entering the United States, effective immediately. The FAA, which has in the past banned such objects as toenail clippers andhair gel, took the extraordinary step of banning people […]

Exercise For Seniors

Here is an exercise suggested for seniors, to build muscle strength in the arms and shoulders. It seems so easy, so I thought I’d pass it on to some of my friends. Just don’t over-do it. Begin by standing on a comfortable surface, where you have plenty of room at each side. With a 5-LB. […]