Contributed by Tom Papez on Nov 13, 2009
Dog Sitting on a Nail Example:
A man walks into a hotel, and when he begins to pay his fee, a dog sitting on a cushion near the register howls in one of the worst howls the visitor has ever heard. Since the man working the desk doesn’t seem to be bothered, the two go back to their own business. A
Contributed by Bruce Rzengota on Dec 26, 2009
My older sister Sue is panicked by mice. She lives in an old farm house, next door to the house we grew up in. One night she went into her kitchen and saw a mouse scury underneath the pantry door. Wanted it eradicated, she called Dad who went over the house to take care of the problem. He was
Contributed by Bobby Scobey on Feb 22, 2010
Harry S. Truman said: Men who live in the past remind me of a toy I'm sure all of you have seen. The toy is a small wooden bird called the "Floogie Bird." Around the Floogie Bird's neck is a label reading, "I fly
Contributed by Donnie Martin on Apr 14, 2010
For want of a nail the shoe was lost; for want of a shoe the horse was lost; and for want of a horse the rider was lost, being overtaken and slain by the enemy; and for
Contributed by Charles Dupree on Oct 25, 2011
There was a man named Earnest Heed
Who simply refused listen
But when his wife cooked apple pie
His eyes would always glisten.
Earnest had a few close friends
Named Apathy and Lazy
They like Earnest refused to hear
And drove other
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Dec 28, 2008
An old mountaineer and his wife were sitting in front of the fireplace one evening taking life easy. After a long silence, the wife said: "Jed, I think it’s raining. Why don’t you get up and go outside and see?"
The old mountaineer continued to gaze into the fire for a while, sighed and then
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jan 28, 2009
One summer while I was in church camp I had a preacher friend ask me, "Do you work 40 hours a week? There are many preachers out there who don’t."
And what if a preacher or anyone else, for that matter, were hired to work 40 hours a week and they didn’t work 40 hours a week? That would be
Contributed by John Gullick on Feb 12, 2016
Complacency and self indulgence were having a chat the other day.
Complacancy was saying. “ my those other Christians are far too serious. “ Eat drink and be merry I say and then explode into heaven Painless death though thank you very much.”.”
Laziness said. “ Yes but get someone else to
Contributed by Tyler Edwards on Apr 16, 2009
When I was in high school I was a very lazy person. I was a walking, talking illustration of what sloth looks like. Classes didnt challenge me. I found I could get good grades whether I paid attention or not, so I chose the latter. I spent a greater portion of most of my classes drooling on the
Contributed by Ed Vasicek on May 4, 2009
I learned something about myself from a Boy Scout ceremony. They had a candle that represented knowledge. The Scouts were admonished to not allow the breeze of laziness to blow it out.
I have long wondered what it was that makes me want to take short cuts and easy paths, so I now know
Contributed by Kelly Benton on Mar 23, 2015
Some years ago we had some friends in our apartment complex that needed some help moving. Now, no one enjoys moving and everyone usually tries to avoid this type of labor if possible. But, these people needed some help so I volunteered myself and our oldest son Zane to help them move.
Contributed by Kelly Benton on Mar 15, 2012
The Curious just shows up to church but doesnt try to get involved in the church. They show up physically but are absent spiritually. These types of people are much like the employee that comes to work to only punch the time card but are totally non-dedicated to the job. They expect to recieve