IJMC - He Works In Strange Ways
The weekend has begun. Friends are in Key West, I'm in Atlanta, what can
I say...anyone wanna hire me for remote work? -dave
There was this preacher who was an avid golfer. Every chance he could
get, he could be found on the golf course swinging away. It was an
One Sunday was a picture perfect day for golfing. The sun was out, no
clouds in the sky, and the temperature was just right. The preacher was
in a quandary as to what to do, and shortly, the urge to play golf
overcame him. He called an assistant to tell him that he was sick and
could not do church, packed the car up, and drove three hours to a golf
course where no one would recognize him. Happily, he began to play the
An angel up above was watching the preacher and was quite perturbed. He
went to God and said, "Look at the preacher. He should be punished for
what he is doing." God nodded in agreement.
The preacher teed up on the first hole. He swung at the ball, and it
sailed effortlessly through the air and landed right in the cup three
hundred and fifty yards away (as they say in basketball, nothing but
net). A picture perfect hole-in-one. He was amazed and excited.
The angel was a little shocked. He turned to God and said, "Begging Your
pardon, but I thought you were going to punish him."
God smiled. "Think about it -- who can he tell?"