>Don’t Lucy!

>Hmm…substitute “Christian” for “brother” in the comic…do we too often overload the answer to a genuine, sincere question? Too often older-in-the-faith Christians expect (demand?) so much more of new Christians than we did or do of ourselves…
Peanuts

>Nothing to Lose

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I have not seen this movie. Maybe someday I shall watch it. But I am informed that this conversation takes place in the movie…it is a great reminder that as men and women who have “been crucified with Christ” and who are “no longer our own” and who “pick up our cross daily” we really have nothing to lose…



Rose: “Don’t be worried, Mr. Allnut.
Allnut: “Oh, I ain’t worried, miss. I gave myself up for dead back when we started.”

(from The African Queen, a film by John Huston)http://rcm.amazon.com/e/cm?t=jacksjots-20&o=1&p=8&l=bpl&asins=B002TOL4QO&fc1=000000&IS2=1&lt1=_blank&m=amazon&lc1=0000FF&bc1=000000&bg1=FFFFFF&f=ifr