\”The instinct of nearly all societies is to lock up anybody who is truly free. First, society begins by trying to beat you up. If this fails, they try to poison you. If this fails too, they finish by loading honors on your head.\”
Daily Archives April 21, 2015
He was looking forward to this moment all day long, after 6 days of labor and it finally arrived–Visiting Day! The man with the keys arrived to swing open the large, heavy doors. The cold gray hall springs to life in the warm glow of light. He could hardly control his emotions. The families began to arrive. He peers from the corner of the room, longing for the first glimpse of his loved one.
He lives for the weekends. He lives for these visits.
As the cars arrive, he watches intently. Then, finally, she arrives–his bride, for whom he would do anything. They embrace, eat a light lunch and reminisce how things used to be. At one point, they break into singing, with interruptions of laughter and applause. But all too soon it is over. A tear comes to his eyes as his bride departs.
Then the ...
There had been rumors in the city about strange calls that made the receiver vanish, go blind, get deaf and even die.
One Monday morning while a minister was studying his cell phone rang and he picked it up and saw an unknown number, not sure who it was he did not answer, the phone rang again and it was the same number, still not convinced he refused to answer the phone.
The phone kept on ringing, and remembering the rumors in town, the minister picked up the phone and screamed FIRE and the voice at the other end trembling answered timidly, its me James your son in the Lord.