Sunday, April 23, 2006

April 22, 2006, column:
Funeral in real life makes writer focus on Easter

(Reminder: I don't write the headlines -- somebody at the newspaper does -- and I sure wouldn't have written this one. --Mike H.)

Following is a "Just wondering" that was cut from this column in the newspaper:

Just wondering how many Amarillo College employees were inspired by Christmas e-mails from the late Lisa Cherry, who was an AC regent. Here’s an excerpt from her message of Dec. 14, 2005:
“Greetings, Merry Christmas, and may the miracle of Christmas fill your hearts with peace and happiness. It is my prayer that God will bless you and your families with a wonderful, healthy and successful New Year. As I look back over 2005, I see the faces and families of many miracles among the staff. …
“Be safe and do not forget to breathe in and breathe out.”
She added a reference to Psalm 91:11, which says, “The Lord will command his angels to take good care of you.”