Hey, your Chaplain understands that the weeks get long. You make it to Wednesday morning and you’re starting to feel weary. As MacDonald’s used to say, you deserve a break today, and I am ready to oblige. Over the course of a week, I run across so many funny things that I would love to share with you, so yours truly decided that Wednesday morning might be the perfect time to highlight a few of them.
I hereby declare Wednesday morning “Midweek Monkery” time. From this point on until further notice, when you open up IM on Wednesdays, you will find a few items that have made me chuckle. It is hoped that this will thereby lighten your load a bit, and make your journey all the easier.
So, without further ado, let’s enjoy a bit of Monkery.
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Kylie Bisutti was a Victoria’s Secret model. Not that I would know about this, of course, except for an article in the Christian Post describing why she decided to quit said modeling gig. Apparently she got cold…uh…feet parading around in her underwear and decided it might not best way to live for God and honor her husband. Ya think?
Well, give her credit, but I have to share this with you. On a day that proved to be a turning point in her career, she uttered one of the funniest prayers I’ve heard in some time:
“God, why did you have me win the Victoria’s Secret Angel competition if it was going to make me feel this way? I’m not honoring my husband. I just want answers!”
What do we learn from this?
- That God was behind her winning the Victoria’s Secret contest. (John Piper aside, I’m not sure. Is Victoria’s Secret a young, restless, and reformed company?)
- That Kylie wasn’t astute enough at one point to realize that modeling skimpy underwear in public might not be the best choice for a young Christian woman and newlywed. (Who knew?)
- That… oh, I don’t know, this makes my brain hurt.
At any rate, if you want to know more of the saga of the nearly naked babe who got confused about why she felt bad being nearly naked all the time, you can (of course! — this is America after all) read her upcoming book: I’m No Angel: From Victoria’s Secret Model to Role Model.
Oh, and in case you hadn’t guessed, she is now focused on creating a Christian™ clothing line, doing speaking tours and writing her blog: www.imnoangel.org.
Yeah, go ahead and look at her blog. She didn’t post any underwear pictures, dang it.
Where Is Dave Ramsey When You Need Him?
Poor Henry Gribbohm. Who could have guessed that carnival games were not a good investment?
Apparently this guy from Epsom, NH went to Manchester and thought his ship had come in when he spotted the “Tubs of Fun” ball toss game at the carnival he was attending. Zoop! Before he could say, “D’oh!” poor Henry had lost $300 trying to win an X-Box Kinect for his kids ($199.99 at your local Best Buy).
That’s when he made his big mistake.
It seems Henry went home and emptied out his savings account of an additional $2300 and came back to play more “Tubs of Fun.” And he lost it all. Oh, wait, he did win a big stuffed banana with dreadlocks. And they did give him a little of his money back.
At last report, he was still looking for his dignity.
Finally, a word about the culture wars from one of our favorite cartoon commentaries, Coffee with Jesus. I call it “Blessed are the Faux Persecuted?” (From Radio Free Babylon)
Thanks for dropping by. Enjoy your Wednesday!