aefenglommung (aefenglommung) wrote,

My mind just works that way

Last night, as the day's retreat activities wound their way to a close, I found myself with some quiet time in the church fellowship hall. I took up the Tumbling Tower blocks and began to absent-mindedly build something. Soon, though, I found myself putting this baby together. Sort of patterned after Stonehenge, I guess.

My mind just runs along these obscure tracks. The boys at the retreat were discussing horror movies of the gore-fest variety, and Matthew turned to me to ask, "Who are your favorite mass murderers?" To which I replied, "Genghis Khan and Tamerlane," without missing a beat.

Well, I had to say something.

  • What does the sign signify?

    I read an interesting investigative blogpost on the Eagle Rank recently which confirmed my impressions of what is going on with Scouting’s highest…

  • My goodness, has it been that long?

    This spring is the 50th anniversary of my high school graduation. (It’s also the 30th anniversary of my Ph.D. commencement.) The three most useful…

  • On preaching

    My first appointment as a student pastor was in 1976. With only a year of seminary under my belt, I was made the pastor of three churches. Every…

  • Post a new comment


    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.