A Nice Kind O’ Dumb

     So this has been a big week of discovery for Pastor Wrinkles. There have been so many epiphanies I hardly know where to begin. I was sitting at lunch this week with the church staff eating my Greek yogurt. It was a new kind that just went on sale at the market. It is very tasty. My only objection is that they put the yogurt and the fruit in adjoining containers. Well all week long I have been scooping the fruit into the yogurt with a spoon…making a mess of myself, the table and anyone bold enough to get close to my “lunch mess”.

    The youth pastor’s wife joined us for lunch the other day and upon observing my yogurt issue she offered, “You know the container folds in half so that you don’t make such a mess.”


the angels in Heaven sang as I discovered the best invention ever! Folding yogurt containers! What genius thought that up?

But Jesus wasn’t finished with me yet! For years I have been having a daily argument with the office coffee pot.

When the coffee is made it won’t come out! You have to turn the top and if you don’t turn it right the top comes off and you end up with a coffee mess. So I usually just take the top off altogether and pour sans top. Usually I over pour and end up with that nasty coffee ring that travels with you everywhere you put your cup down (of course I never think to wipe the bottom of the cup with a napkin that would be too brilliant).

     One of the secretaries noticed me pouring out the other day and remarked “You know you don’t have to take the top off to pour. It will stay on and pour perfectly if you just line up the arrows.”


The angels sang and the people rejoiced!

Of course I have taken a bit of ribbing over these discoveries. To all this I say “My elevator may not go all the way to the top. I may be a few ants short of a picnic. Yes I may be dumb, but I am a nice kind o’ dumb!” 😉

18 thoughts on “A Nice Kind O’ Dumb

  1. Now I don’t feel all alone Pastor! 🙂 Isn’t it amazing that God brings wisdom to us through others? No wonder he wants us to love each other so much! 🙂 How else would we ever be able to figure things out? 🙂

  2. Now those are funny pastor J! You sound a lot like me!! There is a pot in our Nashville office I have yet to pour without removing the top…I will look for the arrows next time! Thanks for sharing and bringing a smile.

  3. I’m laughing so hard, Pastor J–sounds like you need a keeper! Just joshing you–you are SO nice, and if I ever get to the E Coast, I’d like to pop in for a real visit. My neighbor, “J”, is younger than me in years, but definitely older in worldly ways–he’s a miracle in the making (that’s my positive claim for the day), not a believer yet. Anyhow, we’ve had an on again, off again, friendship for 5 yrs or so–currently we’re “on”, and one of the blessings is that we can laugh at/with each other all the time for silly/stupid stuff. I guess the humor, and a few other strengths, are the foundation of the friendship–while I wait, prayerfully, for him to stop running from God. So I’m telling you this for 2 reasons–one, that me laughing at/with you re this post is a good sign; 2, would you please add him to your prayer list. There’s no limit to what he could do, in service for the Lord, if he’d just give in and get saved. Thanks, bro–God bless you Big–love, sis Caddo

    • I will defintely add J to my prayer list. Let me know when he comes to Jesus for he surely will! 🙂 And anytime you happen to journey to Massachusetts look me up. There’s is only one Winchendon this side of the pond so I am fairly easy to find.

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