Recently, Billy (age 8) brought home
a school newspaper article about "Snappy
Socks." It appears that someone has
invented socks that snap together so they
won't get lost in the washing machine or
In our present time of perilous tumbles,
unexpected turns and spins that often
leave us high and dry, it is no wonder we
often feel mismatched with life and those
The adversary just seems to take delight in
socking it to us and turning our lives inside
out. He would have us believe that no one
gives a darn about us.
But, this just isn't sew. There is someone
who really cares a great deal about us.
He wants us to pair up with him and and
cling to him that we might always be found
in the top drawer.
(This article was written in 1977, a long
time ago, so far away)
(First published on November 20, 2014)