It Was so Good I Forgot My Name

A couple of weeks ago we were invited to the home of Deborah, Joshua, Christina, BiBi, Frosintina, NuNu and Peng Len for dinner along with Pastor Inthasane and his family.   For our part we brought soda pop and a desert.   I had made a strawberry rhubarb crisp for the occasion.   We enjoyed pork, bamboo soup and several kinds of rice along with a great time of interaction in our growing relationship as friends together with Jesus.   When it came time for desert, we had our choice of fresh fruit and the crisp served ala mode.

After eating some of the crisp, Peng Len said “It was so good I forgot my name”.   We laughed together as we learned this Burmese idiom.

I was reading the other day from a new book and the character for God said this about an individual in the story,  “I’m especially fond of that one”.   After the question of favoritism was raised, God said there are others of whom I am especially fond.  In fact it is every single one of us that is the focus of God’s loving attention and care!

Advertisements

About johnmcmurphy

Jesus is first and foremost in my life. He is above all religions, principalities and powers. In everything He must increase and I must decrease. Into the hands of Jesus, God has placed life and death, truth and purity. strength and meaning. Only in a growing understanding of the triune God, and his son Jesus can I do, breathe, exist and serve. I have a Bachelor's degree in Bible from Vennard College, a Master's in Social Science from Azusa Pacific University and a Ph. D. from Ohio State in Family Relations and Human Development. I am an ordained pastor involved in cross-cultural ministry. I am currently employed at several colleges as an instructor. If you need to get in touch with me, just leave a comment, I screen all comments and so you can leave further contact information which I will erase before it is published. -John

Posted on June 22, 2008, in C-D, E-G, H-J, N, O-P, Uncategorized and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. Great story, that expression is hilarious. You should have told them the one about it being so good it makes you wanna slap your momma. The fact that they invited y’all along pastor II is great, good connections are being made there

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: