Saturday, October 4, 2008

Serpents of the Lord

Tomorrow we will have the Blessing of the Animals at our church. I think we'd better leave the pitbull at home. Years ago, we took Arlo, our beagle, to the Blessing. In his excitement, he lifted his leg on our daughter's shoe. Meanwhile, my husband, the Tree Hugger, found something in the service bulletin that delighted him.

"Wow, this is great!" he exclaimed. "I never thought I'd come to church and see something like this!"

"Like what?"

"It says, 'Rejoice, you serpents of the Lord.' I just love that!"

"Phil," I said, "That's servants, not serpents."

"Oh," he said, clearly disappointed.


Eric S. said...

I bet your daughter was a little upset. I love it, serpents of the lord. I do that all the time, I call it Creative Reading.

Nancy said...

Thats was hilarious! :-)
I guess there is nothing wrong with serpents of the Lord rejoicing too!