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Sunday, September 5, 2010

O Holy Night . . .

In a small Southern town there was a "Nativity Scene" that showed great skill and talent had gone into creating it. One small feature bothered me. The three 3 wise men were wearing firemen's helmets.

Totally unable to come up with a reason or explanation, I left. At a
"Quik Stop" on the edge of town, I asked the lady behind the counter about the helmets. She exploded into a rage, yelling at me, "You darn Yankees never do read the Bible!"

I assured her that I did, but simply couldn't recall anything about
firemen in the Bible. She jerked her Bible from behind the counter
and ruffled thru some pages, and finally jabbed her finger at a

Sticking it in my face she said "See, it says right here, 'The three
wise man came from afar.'"

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