Brent A. Ellis's Blog – May 2009 Archive (5)

"Life Can Be Funny Sometimes..."

"Life Can Be Funny Sometimes..."

A man is homeless, unemployed, feeling depressed & Hopeless. He's out walking and sees a comedy club and decides to go in, figuring the jokes and the couple of drinks he can buy with the last ten dollars in his pocket might cheer him up a little. As he enters the club, he sees a sign that reads: "Open mike night for amatures 7-9pm nightly." After watching several comedians on stage, he thinks, "Hey! I can do that!" And decides to give it a try. He… Continue

Added by Brent A. Ellis on May 12, 2009 at 10:36pm — 4 Comments

Today's Funny

"An Editorial Comment By: B.A. Ellis..."

Upon careful review of the newspaper last evening, I noted that there were no less than twenty obituaries listed therein. That in and of it's self is of no reason to be a major concern to me, in that, I knew none of these persons who were listed there as having died. What does concern me though, is that I am beginning to sense a pattern developing, A pattern that I find to be quite a bit distirbing in the grand scheme of things! When one stops… Continue

Added by Brent A. Ellis on May 12, 2009 at 7:00pm — 1 Comment

"It Must Have Been Angels" By: B.A. Ellis

"It Must Have Been Angels"

Well, it must of been angels, whispering, softly to me like the wind,

That woke me up in the middle of the night, to pray for you my friend,

Heaven must have seen, felt the painful struggle you're going through,

And sent messengers to wake the faithful, to reach out to pray for you.

It must have been angels, nudging my heart, to be sensitive to your plight,

That called me to pray for needs unknown, to help you with the… Continue

Added by Brent A. Ellis on May 12, 2009 at 6:43pm — No Comments

"Picture In The storm"

"Picture In The Storm"

A little girl walked to an from school daily. Though the weather that morning was questionable, and clouds were forming, She made her daily trek to the elementary school. As the afternoon progressed, the winds whipped up, along with thunder and lightning. The mother of the little girl felt concerned that her daughter would be frightened as she walked home from school, and she herself feared that the electrical storm might harm her child, as following the roar… Continue

Added by Brent A. Ellis on May 12, 2009 at 6:22pm — No Comments

"Does God Have Enough Hands...?" (Written 17-Sept-01 by: B.A. Ellis)

Who of us can ever forget that terrible Tuesday morning of Sept 11th, 2001? I was not yet a firefighter at that time, and had not even ever really thought of becoming one, But looking back, I think perhaps, it was a seed, one of many, planted in my heart, that played a role in my becoming a firefighter. Who can ever forget the loyallty, dedication, and bravery of our Brothers/Sisters who got "that call," and those we lost that day? I often write poems and songs etc & have since I was about… Continue

Added by Brent A. Ellis on May 2, 2009 at 10:42am — 6 Comments

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