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1 Epiphany 2020

The college faculty gathered for their weekly meeting. A professor of archeology brought with him a lamp recently unearthed in the Middle East. It was reported to contain a genie, who, when the lamp was rubbed would appear and grant one wish. A professor of philosophy was particularly intrigued. He grabbed the lamp and rubbed […]

Christmas 2 2020

Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson went on a camping trip. After a good dinner and bottle of wine, they retired for the night and went to sleep. Some hours later, Holmes woke up and nudged his faithful friend. “Watson, look up and tell me what you see.” After a moment Watson replied, “I see millions and […]

2019 Christmas Day

Urban legend has it [no this is not a true story but it is a good one] that in 1990 a woman entered a Haagen-Dazs in the Kansas City Plaza for an ice-cream cone. While she was ordering another customer entered the store. She placed her order, turned and found herself staring face to face […]

2019 Christmas Eve

I want to tell you two stories because they are especially appropriate on Christmas. Some years ago in the early 1960’s, the Archbishop of Canterbury was rushing to catch a train in London. In his haste, he accidentally jumped on the wrong passenger car and found himself on a car full of inmates from a […]

2019 Advent 4

A grade school class was putting on a Christmas play which included the story of Mary and Joseph coming to the inn. It just so happened that there were two little boys, rivals, who both wanted to be Joseph. And when the parts were handed out the one who did not get the part of […]

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