I have been teasing my dear friend. He is, as he gets older having problems with his memory. He can remember in detail what happened forty years ago but do not ask hime about what happened this morning. It happens to us all.
Isn't it amazing how things that just came to us so often slip to the edge of the tongue but just do not come out?
We were sharing a coffee and I was teasing him about the scan he was due to have. I jokingly asked him if the scan would show that he had a brain. He laughed and said he had and a heart unlike the straw man and the tin man. We then remembered the lion looking for courage.
This reminded me of the story of three people much in the news at the present time.
Bill Clinton, Dan Quayle and Newt Gingrich. They were out in the rose garden discussing policy when a sudden gust of wind sweeps into the garden and takes them up into the air crashing them to the ground later.
They get up and dust themselves off, look around and realise they are in the Emerald City. They are in the land of OZ.
"Oh , boy!" says Quayle. "I am going to see the wizard and ask him for a brain!"
"Yes! says Gingrich, "And I am going to ask him for a heart!"
"Hey!" says Bill Clinton, "Where is Dorothy?"
Now the question is if in a similar situation what would you ask for?
Have a great day.