Mack's Corner | Hope Church Memphis, TN - January 2016

Mack's Corner

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This week 2-02-16 I can't make this stuff up.. I walked in to my office on a Saturday night after church and saw that a bunch of stuff that was piled on my desk and on shelves had been dumped on the floor. I thought "who would do that?".. Then a bird flew across the room and landed right in front of me. OK first question answered.. Second question: How did a bird get in my office that has no windows? I'm good at making connections to events and I had seen a window wide... Read More
Posted by Mack Oates at Saturday, January 30, 2016

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This week 1-26-16 It doesn't depend on you... I'm sure everybody does this: there are people around that you just like for one reason or another. Sometimes it's hard to say why you like them, you just do. You can sit and talk for a long time and it just feels good. If I don't see them for a while I miss them. I see most of these people on the weekend at church. I saw a friend last weekend that I haven't seen in 5 years, made my whole weekend. She moved to Florida.. oh... Read More
Posted by Mack Oates at Saturday, January 23, 2016

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This week 1-19-16 The myth of Convenience I was reading something in the New York Times and I saw the term "The myth of Convenience". It was talking about how much better local farmer's market food is than food shipped across the world and sold in grocery stores. It really applies to everything. 35 years ago I added a room in the attic of our house. I bought the wood at Tom Eubanks lumber yard(He also let me pick each one of them out), bought the nails and screws... Read More
Posted by Mack Oates at Wednesday, January 13, 2016

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This week 1-12-16 "1000 places to go before you die." I saw a book the other day called "1000 places to go before you die". I guess they want you to go see the Eiffel tower and Niagara Falls. But I was thinking if I had a "get in free" card and one of those Star-Trek teleporters and 10 of my best friends and only one day to do it, where would I take them? What would we do? ..  First we would wake up in sleeping bags on the bank of the Eleven point river. Somebody... Read More
Posted by Mack Oates at Saturday, January 9, 2016