Monday, October 02, 2006

The Rainbow.

Hello Everyone ~ Another week has begun and oh boy

do they come around quickly. I hope you all had a good

weekend and that the week will be a happy one for you.

I go on my fortnightly shopping trip tomorrow and have

a long list of requirements. I hope I can get all the things

I need in the allotted 2 hours, which includes travelling

time of almost half an hour.




This poem is called “The Rainbow.”




The falling rain dissolves into mist

And the thunder begins to die

As the sporadic lightning fades

An arch of color pours from the sky.




Rainbows appear after mighty storms

When things look their worst

Just when the sky is darkest gray,

Out of Heaven does a rainbow burst.




God first sent the rainbow to Noah

As a sign that His word is true

The rainbow’s eternal message

Still speaks to me and you.




The rainbow is a sign of God’s promise

That He will guide us through any storm

That He will ease all our troubles,

No matter what their form.




When you feel battered by life’s storms

And you are filled with doubt and dismay

Just remember God’s rainbow is coming,

For it’s blessing you only have to pray.


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Bible Humor


Q. What kind of man was Boaz before he married?
A. Ruthless.

Q. What do they call pastors in Germany?
A. German Shepherds.

Q. Who was the greatest financier in the Bible?
A. Noah. He was floating his stock while everyone else was in liquidation.

Q. Who was the greatest female financier in the Bible?
A. Pharaoh's daughter. She went down to the bank of the Nile and drew out

a little prophet.

Q. What kind of motor vehicles are in the Bible?
A. Jehovah drove Adam and Eve out of the Garden in a Fury. David's Triumph

was heard throughout the land. Also, probably a Honda, because the apostles

were all in one Accord.

Q. Who was the greatest comedian in the Bible?
A. Samson. He brought the house down.

Q. What excuse did Adam give to his children as to why he no longer lived in Eden?
A. Your mother ate us out of house and home.

Q. Which servant of God was the most flagrant lawbreaker in the Bible?
A. Moses. He broke all 10 commandments at once.

These were sent to me by my friend Robyn from Puss in Boots. Thanks Robyn.

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A blonde made several attempts to sell her old car. She was

having problems finding a buyer, because the car had 340,000

miles on it. She discussed this with a brunette friend.

The brunette suggested, “There may be a way, but it’s not quite legal.”

“That doesn’t matter as long as I can sell the car,” said the blonde.

“OK,” replied, “Here is the address of a friend who owns a car

repair shop. Tell him I sent you and he will turn back the counter on

your car to 40,000. Then your car should sell.”

The blonde took the car to the mechanic as suggested.

About a month after that, the brunette asked, “Did you sell the car?”

“No,” replied the blonde. “Why should I? It only has 40,000

miles on it.”


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A few quotes - - -




Few people make a deliberate choice between good and evil; the

choice is between what we want to do and what we ought to do.

- - - Anonymous.




They say courtesy is contagious,

So why not start an epidemic. - - - Anon.




For the winter is past,

the rain is over and gone.

The flowers are springing up and the time

of the singing of the birds has come.

Yes, spring is here. - - - Song of Solomon 2. 11-12




Keep pace with the drummer you hear, however measured

or far away. --- Henry David Thoreau.




Health is the greatest gift, contentment the greatest wealth,

faithfulness the best relationship. - - - Buddha.




To be content, look backward on those who possess less than

yourself, not forward on those who possess more.

- - - Benjamin Franklin.




Goodbye for now, Take care my friends, Merle.

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16 comments:

Kerri said...

You always have such great stuff for us Merle. Thank you! I love that Bible humour :) It's good to look for the rainbows :)
Glad to see things are going better for you with Blogger Beta!
Hope you have a successful shopping trip.

JunieRose2005 said...

Hi Merle,

Enjoyed reading your post.

:) The blonde joke was funny-as they always are! :)

Junie

PEA said...

Hugs Merle....the Rainbow poem truly is beautiful. Loved the bible humour, so very funny! lol And yes, laughed at another blonde joke too! hehe The quotes were great too, my favourite being Benjamin Franklin's. Hope you're having a wonderful day Merle and good luck with your shopping tomorrow! Hugs xox

Overwhelmed! said...

Merle, your posts are always filled with such a wide range of stuff. I love it! :)

Any chance you'd like to participate in my Holiday Cooking, Blogger Style recipe exchange today? I'd love to see one of your favorite family recipes! :)

Take care.

Sue said...

Loved the blonde odometer joke!
The bible humor was great too..
((hugs))

Jim said...

Looking good, Merle!
That blonde joke was great. I hadn't heard the Ruthless one before either.
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Granny said...

"Keep pace with the drummer you hear, however measured

or far away." --- Henry David Thoreau.

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Next to the Camus quote that accompanies all my email, this is my favorite I think. I'm a "march to a different drummer" person.

Hope your fortnightly shopping has gone well. Mine is once a month on the major stuff so I understand very well.

Ky Boo Gal said...

Dear Merle,
I loved the rainbow poem...while out and about the other day after a pretty heavy shower, I saw a portion of one...that was enough for me!!!
:-D

Connie and Rob said...

Dear Merle,
Oh my that poor blonde girl always makes me laugh...

Take care,
Connie

kenju said...

I like the blonde joke, Merle!

Jeanette said...

HI Merle
Glad you liked my walk.
loved over the rainbow and your Bible humour had a laugh at the blonde joke also great quotes my pic health is the greatest gift ----Budda.ihope you got a shopping list and dont forget anything.
take care keep smiling. Jan

Meow said...

Hi Merle, loooove the rainbow poem, and the rest of your post was great. YOu always have so much to share.
Enjoy your shopping trip tomorrow ... don't forget your list !!
Take care, Meow

Abandoned in Pasadena said...

I really liked that Bible humor Merle...I thought it was very cute.

Hope you have time to shop leisurely and are not hurried. Have fun while you're out.

Lucy Stern said...

I loved the poem and the Questions and Answers were really cute. I liked the one about Eve eating them out of house and home.

audrey` said...

Hi Merle
Your blog is the second blog which speaks on rainbow today.
Yeah!
God is still around guiding and protecting us =)
Take care, dear friend.

Margaret said...

Hi Merle, enjoyed your whole post as usual, I always love the quotes, and get a good laugh from your jokes. You seem to have an endless supply of really funny jokes Love margaret