IJMC He Works In Strange Ways

                   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?"

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