A pastor in Kansas City has come up with a challenge for the ages: No grumbling or complaining for three weeks. This came after he was, well, complaining, that his congregation was, well, complaining…too much. So, he threw down the whining gauntlet and told all of them to keep their complaints to themselves for almost a month.
If this isn’t the DUMBEST ide…oops!
I can see I am not ready for this moronic concept to…uh, I just did it AGAIN. Hmm, I wonder if I have any duct tape for my keyboard.
Grumbling is one of our nation’s major pastimes. It is right up there with lying and gossip. To ask someone to always say positive things is tantamount to suggesting to all the idiotic drivers out there that they…
I never realized I was so negative.
I hate this pastor already.
Okay, so now I am 0-4 and I have barely begun to write. Let me begin anew and see if I can get some momentum going here…
The pastor, Reverend Will Bowen of the Christ Church Unity in Missouri, (shouldn’t that be Christ Church Unity CHURCH?)
This is MADDENING.
I was having a perfectly nice day criticizing everyone and everything in sight until I read this inane article…
Well, it IS inane.
He is inane.
Three weeks is a LONG time. For some of us, three minutes is a long time.
For fun, and a shot at a nervous breakdown or a stroke, why don’t you bring this idea up at your church or workplace and see how many of your peers can hang with you on this attempt to make the world safe from negative attitudes. You could present the winner with a trophy that reads, “The Pollyanna Award for 2007.” Wouldn’t that be a proud moment when you are honored by all your contemporaries for never saying anything bad about anyone for hours and hours on end?
If you can do it, you are a better person than I am. (Not to mention the world’s biggest wimp!)
(Thinking to myself, “All those LOSERS reading this are going to get the wrong impression of me!”)
I never said it aloud. I was THINKING it!
That’s one small step for Mr. Negative; one giant leap for all those of my kind. I can now proudly write my final line…
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