Category Archives: Sin

Depriving sin of its food

The engineers who built the Panama Canal had to overcome some of the greatest engineering problems of all time; but there was one problem that nearly beat them. It was yellow fever – the disease that killed the workers like … Continue reading

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Heaven for Twenty Dollars

A Canadian news report into a website called Heaven’s Registry tells us that for a mere twenty dollars we can have “guaranteed admission into heaven.” The certificate is also available for “cherished pets” at a cost of fifteen dollars. The … Continue reading

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Smouldering disobedience

Norman Vincent Peale, author of the Power of Positive Thinking, tells how as a young boy he found a cigar behind his house, lit it up and puffed away, not enjoying it but feeling very grown up. Then, to his … Continue reading

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‘You’re on your own now, buddy!’

I heard about an auto accessory store in America that sold a St Christopher statue that could be wired up to a car’s odometer. St Christopher, of course, is the patron saint of travellers, and this one promised to look … Continue reading

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