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Mindy Kaling, imago dei and the fun-ness of God

Caryn Rivadeneira

Moherring
November 30, 2011

Loved this, Caryn! Anyone who doubts God's fun-ness needs to search for pictures of Axolot, Blobfish, Pygmy Marmoset or Dumbo Octopus. Read the story of Jehosophat and tell me that inspiring a king to send his enemies a singing telegram isn't fun. Jesus inviting himself to dinner at wee-little-man-in-the-tree-Zacchaeus' house is a perfect example of comedic irony.

Mara
November 30, 2011

The Fun-ness of God - ABSOLUTELY<br><br>The platypus, starfish in tide pools, that thin crust of sparkly ice on the puddles on sidewalks.<br><br>The way babies don't burp until you pass them to the immaculately dressed grandmother.<br><br>The feeling of wind on your face riding a roller coaster with your child beside you.<br><br>The t-Rex. Evolutionist or Creationist - The skeleton is still hilarious. Humungous killer body, tooth pick arms.  <br><br>Male patterned baldness and the way the hair doesn't disappear. It migrates to the ears and back. In some men the eyebrows.<br><br>My sense of humour... that gets me into soooooooo much trouble. Is that the Imago Dei? If it is, we may all be doomed.<br><br><br>

Stephen Hale
November 30, 2011

Excellent! I love it! I'm also glad to hear the point that Christian women might be putting their necks out to act very frivolous or fun. It's a point I hadn't thought much about, but now I will. :-)<br><br>-Stephen

Karen Swallow Prior
November 30, 2011

Love this!

Kristyq
November 30, 2011

God created us for his pleasure, which surely doesn't mean a continually serious, possibly dour demeanor! David danced before the Lord in his underthings, a holy fool. We should glory in the abundance of God's blessings. Thank you for reminding us.

Jennw2ns
December 1, 2011

I like it! I also think that something of this idea is demonstrated in some of C.S. Lewis' novels, where there's both grandeur and dancing and Duffelpuds.

Gina
December 1, 2011

I love this, Caryn!

Chris PrayBuddy.Com
December 14, 2011

I'm sure you've heard, "If you want God to laugh, tell him your plans." I imagine a little boy going up to his father and telling him, "When I grow up, I wanna be a superhero!!" <br><br>It's amusing. I'm sure we amuse the Lord in the same way.

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