This past year, I’ve gotten a kick out of the AT&T commercials. Now I’m not pro-AT&T but check out a compilation of their “just ok is not ok” commercials.
I think there are many of us out there that are “just ok” with our faith. Are you just “ok” with your faith? Do you feel close enough to God? Just ok? I have been recently teaching a series to my youth at church about being all in for Jesus, instead of being almost for Jesus.
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A while back my Lead Pastor, Worship Pastor and I were talking about misheard Lyrics. As friends, we busted up laughing. There are so many songs out there that it is easy to mishear some, and when you do it can be funny.
So I want to share with you my a list of 10 misheard lyrics that I think are super funny!
- Starship – We Built This City
Misheard lyrics: We built this city, We built this city on sausage rolls
Actual lyrics: “We built this city, we built this city on rock an’ roll”
- Queen – We Will Rock You
Misheard lyrics: “Kicking your cat all over the place”
Actual lyrics: “Kicking your can all over the place.”
- Cutting Crew – I Just Died In Your Arms Tonight
Misheard lyrics: “I just died in your barn tonight, mustard no mayonnaise instead”
Actual lyrics: “I just died in your arms tonight, It must have been something you said”
- Bonnie Tyler – Total Eclipse of the Heart
Misheard lyrics: “Nothing I can say, I’m totally blitzed by a fart”
Actual lyrics: “Nothing I can say, A total eclipse of the heart”
- Journey – Don’t Stop Believin’
Misheard lyrics: “Working hard to get my meal. Everybody wants a grill”
Actual lyrics: “Working hard to get my fill. Everybody wants a thrill”
- Bon Jovi – Living On A Prayer
Misheard lyrics: “It doesn’t make a difference if we’re naked or not”
Actual lyrics: “It doesn’t make a difference if we make it or not”
- Elton John – Tiny Dancer
Misheard lyrics: “Hold me closer, Tony Danza”
Actual lyric: “Hold me closer, tiny dancer”
- OutKast – Hey Ya
Misheard lyrics: “Shake it, shake it, shake it like a polar bear ninja”
Actual lyrics: “Shake it, Shake it, Shake it like a Polaroid picture”
- Guns N Roses – Knocking on Heaven’s Door
Misheard Lyrics: “Mama, put my gum on the ground, I can’t chew it anymore”
Actual Lyrics: “Mama, put my guns in the ground, I can’t shoot them anymore”
And my number one is….
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There is a lot of buzz going on about Spider-Man lately. It brought in over $1 Billion in the box office, making it the third Marvel movie this year to do so. With this to say, the Marvel and Sony agreement have not been looking so good, and it appears that we might not see our friendly neighborhood Spidey in an MCU movie…at least anytime soon.
Spider-Man: Far From Home was an awesome movie in my opinion! The acting was great, and Jake Gyllenhaal as Mysterio was a very good cast (Even though I had been hoping for Bruce Campbell as Mysterio for like 10 years) Far From Home has been out of theaters for some time now and hitting DVD/Blu-Ray release at the end of this month. This post has some spoilers, so you are warned.
The controversy over the Sony-Marvel deal wasn’t the only thing with Spider-Man that gave us trust issues. This was a movie is packed with secrets. Peter struggles to keep his identity as Spider-Man a secret. Mysterio keeps his true powers and motives a secret. We discover a huge secret about Nick Fury in the end credits scene. It’s hard to find the truth in all of this.
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Disney’s live-action Aladdin is due to hit video release here in September. While I have not seen it, I do know that I, as a child in the 90’s, loved the original animated movie, so I’m willing to give this a shot. If you have never seen either one of the Aladdin movies then I don’t know what you are doing with your life, because the animated is a movie classic that had some really great talent and takeaways. Anyways… I bring this up because I have been in a lot of conversations lately about prayer, and what it really means to pray to God. You may be asking yourself “John how does Aladdin have anything to do with prayer?” Allow me to explain. I believe how we view God, reflects how we interact with Him. I have a lot of analogies on how a lot of people view God, and one of them is the view of God as this all-powerful genie that is here to grant us wishes.
Aladdin: You’re a prisoner?
Genie: It’s all part and parcel, the whole genie gig.
[grows to a gigantic size]
Genie: Phenomenal cosmic powers!
[shrinks down inside the lamp]
Genie: Itty bitty living space!
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So I have not posted much in the past two months. I’ve been busy and June hit me hard, I mean really hard. I was sick and stressed, and had a hard time of recovery. I’m the type of person that will wait until I absolutely have to go to the doctor before I go. So, I was feeling really cruddy and did what everyone else does, and I looked up my symptoms online. With fevers, boating, sharp pain, tiredness, all the symptoms pointed to possible appendicitis. You know the alien bursting out of your chest kind of pain. Yeah… so I went to Urgent Care. I waited, and waited, and when I finally got in, they asked for my symptoms, told me that it might be gas, but that it could be appendicitis, said they couldn’t help me with that and if it was like that the next day to go to the ER for a CT Scan, and then charged me $300.
Well, that sucked….and guess what. I did not feel good the next day. I waited until about midday and then had my wife take me to the ER. So we are in the waiting room with the kids. We waited and waited, and then I let me wife take the kids home, and told her I would call her for a pickup. When I finally got in, I laid in my gown for maybe an hour in a really cold room, then finally someone came in, asked for my symptoms, told me that it might be gas and sent me on my way…with a bigger bill (cough, cough)
I was still feeling sick, and worn out from being dehydrated. I called my wife to pick me up. I waited and waited…and waited. In turns out, while my wife was on the way to turn in to the hospital, the transmission of our van blew out, which turned out to cost more than what we paid for the van. “Uhhhhh, why God are you testing me this week?” was what I was thinking.
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