I just got out of the hospital with a pretty serious condition. I had a stone blocking the bile duct from my liver to my intestine. Thus the effects were slowly getting worse and there were many tests which narrowed the diagnosis down to a blockage in my bile duct. When they first told me I had a problem with my bile duct, my first comment was, “Then I can just go home and do it myself?” The docs (three of them) looked at me with the same misunderstanding that I get from a certain attorney at times, and said, “No!” I told them all, “Hey, if it’s a duct problem, I have a role of duct tape at home that I think can just wrap around it and take care of it.” One doctor laughed out loud, while the other two turned and glared at him that this was too serious to laugh about. I sure wish people would lighten up some (Hear that Mr. Attorney?).
They Called me Mellow Yellow
Another effect was that I was turning yellow. Nearly every doctor and nurse coming in to check on me would ask my wife, “Is he yellow?” She would concur with their diagnosis. I could not see myself to tell if I was turning yellow or not, but my calculation skills were getting better, along with my marshal arts reflexes and my ping pong. But the very next doctor in to see me did not ask my wife, he just stared at me and said, “You’re Yellow!” I retorted, “I am NOT a coward!” Funny that he apologized. I just smiled at him.
Well, they got the stone and I am doing very well. Resting peacefully, alone in my thoughts and reflections. When I just wrote “alone in my thoughts and reflections,” all my enemies just gasped desperately. They know that it is best to keep me non-thinking and non-reflecting. Several of them (I get this mainly from the network of ELC Spies I send out who all have tentacles) pray that I stay too busy during the day to have even one thought. What they do not know is that God sometimes disables my body through pain in order to get me to jumpstart my thinking process again. Spending several hurtful days (thankful for vicodin) in the hospital brought out many thoughts of cordiality toward all those who have named themselves as my enemy. Please understand, I do not consider myself anyone’s enemy. I love all the brethren. So, I wanted to bring a blog of cheer (a “nog-blog” if you will) to one of those self-declared enemies of mine.
Ben’s Twelve Days of Christmas Cheer
So, here is my 12 Days of Christmas Cheer song for one fine Christian Attorney to wish him well this wonderful season of celebration. Sing along if it will make you cheery. I will have the first verse, so that you can get the gist of the song, and then list the other 12 Days of My Personal Wish Gifts to him so that you and 11 of your friends can get together and sing this to brighten your day.
“On the first Day of Christmas I gave Austin Attorney… An Ordinary Trust that’s not an Entity.”
“On the Twelfth Day of Christmas I gave Austin Attorney… 12 ELC Spies, 11 Lordship Pastors, 10 Paying Churches, 9 Prayer Warriors, 8 Months of Smiling, 7 Days Non-blogging, 6 66 Erasor, 5 Oh One C Threeeeeee, 4 Mocking Men, 3 Books Sold, 2 Sarcastic Jabs, and An Ordinary Trust that’s NOT and Entity.”
May God Bless One and All this Festive Season