Thursday, October 30, 2014
1012 C Street  •  Floresville, TX 78114  •  Phone: 830-216-4519  •  Fax: 830-393-3219  • 

Lost & Found


VideoFound: Long haired Dachshund puppy, on Old Corpus Christi Rd., several weeks ago, I have posted his picture everywhere, to no avail. Please help! 210-355-1594 call or text! 
If you are missing a pet in Floresville, be sure to check the Floresville holding facility. Animals are only kept for 3 days. Contact Las Lomas K-9 Rescue, 830-581-8041.
Found: Tan hunting dog, elderly male, not neutered or chipped, on Hwy. 181, Floresville. Call 830-391-5099.
More Lost & Found ads ›

Help Wanted

Water Clerk. The City of Elmendorf  has an opening for a fulltime Water Clerk. Preferred candidates should have good organizational skills and perform routine clerical duties, need to possess good communication skills in dealing with the general public. Duties include receptionist functions, water department billing, processing payments and reconciling daily receipts.  Starting pay is $13.50 per hour. High School diploma or equivalent and drug screening is required. Computer experience, cashier experience and bilingual ability is a plus. Applications can be picked up at the administrative offices located at 8304 FM 327 in Elmendorf. This institution is an equal opportunity provider, and employer. 210-278-3682.
Custodian, night shift 1 p.m.-9 p.m. Anyone requesting an application or job description may contact: 830-996-3551. An application may also be downloaded from our website at www.stockdale.k12.tx.us. All openings are available until filled. Stockdale ISD is an equal opportunity employer. Stockdale ISD does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, handicap, or age in its employment practices.
More Help Wanted ads ›

Featured Videos





Video Vault ›

On The Road To Forever


Have a good laugh — with God




E-Mail this Story to a Friend
Print this Story

Disclaimer:
Thomas Bonham is responsible for this content, which is not edited by the Wilson County News or wilsoncountynews.com.

On the Road to Forever
March 20, 2011 | 1568 views | Post a comment

I think the world is so messed up that we all need a little lift of spirit, and the best way I know to lift my spirit is to have a good laugh.

So this week, with tongue in cheek, I think I'll present a little Bible history lesson. I'm still going to close with a sincere thought or two. Just remember the famous words of Abraham Lincoln: "The problem with quotes on the Internet is, you can never be certain they're authentic."

In ancient Israel, it came to pass that a trader called "Abraham of Com" did
take unto himself a young wife by the name of Dot. And "Dot of Com" was a
comely woman, broad of shoulder and long of leg. Indeed, she had often been
called "Amazon Dot Com." And she said to Abraham, her husband, "Why dost
thou travel far from town to town with thy goods when thou can trade without
ever leaving thy tent?"

And Abraham did look at her as though she were several saddlebags short of a camel load, but simply said, "How might I do that my dear?" And Dot replied, "I will place drums in all the towns and drums in between to send messages saying what you have for sale and they will reply telling you which hath the best price. And then the sale can be made on the drums and delivery made by Uriah's Pony Stable (UPS)."

Abraham thought long and hard and decided he would let Dot have her way with the drums. And the drums rang out and were an immediate success. Abraham sold all the goods he had at the top price, without ever moving from his tent. But this success did arouse envy. A man named Maccabia did secrete (look it up, it means to hide) himself inside Abraham's drum and the young man did take to Dot Com's trading as doth the greedy horsefly take to camel dung. He was soon
discovered and was accused of insider trading.

And lo, the land was so feverish with joy at the new riches and the deafening sound of drums that no one noticed a band of rebels called Nomadic Ecclesiastical Rich Dominican Siderites, or NERDS for short, trying to hack into the service and above all, no one noticed that the real riches were going to the drum maker, one
Brother William of Gates, who bought up every drum company in the land.

And indeed he did insist on making drums that would work only with Brother
Gates' drumheads and drumsticks. And Dot did say, "Oh, Abraham, what we have
started is being taken over by others." And as Abraham looked out over the
Bay of Ezekiel, or as it came to be known, eBay, he said, "We need a name
that reflects what we are." And Dot replied, "Young Ambitious Hebrew Owner
Operators." "YAHOO!", exclaimed Abraham. And that's how it all got started.

[Matthew 19: 13-15; Mark 10: 13-16; Luke 18: 15-17]

I think God has the greatest sense of humor. I look at what he has made in wonder and amazement, some things common in appearance, some frightening and some only a mother can love. I stand in awe of the wonders of this world and yet I can see the humor involved in the task of making it all. I think God thoroughly enjoyed himself for six days as he put together the wonders we now enjoy. I can only imagine the smiling face of my redeemer, the laughter he exhaled as a child and as an adult. Children were drawn to Jesus and parents brought their babies and children for him to touch and bless. This is a man with an
inviting smile and open receptive arms for the innocence of children. He
listened to them and laughed with them. Jesus says we must become as little
children to enter the kingdom. We must be innocent, care free and dependent.

We need to laugh with God. TOM

You can read and share more articles of Tom's column on the web at http://ontheroadtoforever.blogspot.com.
 
« Previous Blog Entry (March 15, 2011)
 


Your Opinions and Comments
Be the first to comment on this story!

You must be logged in to post comments:



Other On The Road To Forever
Thomas Bonham bio sidebar
Heavenly Touch homeAllstate & McBride RealtyDrama KidsChester WilsonBlue Moon Karaoke & DJTriple R DC ExpertsWilson's Auto ChooserVoncille Bielefeld homeSacred Heart School

  Copyright © 2007-2014 Wilson County News. All rights reserved. Web development by Drewa Designs.