What are iconic zippered waist bags? I’ll give you a hint. They were highly popular in the nineties. You rarely walked the candy littered blacktop trails along the soft drink creeks of Six Flags without seeing one on at least every fifth person. Yep, you guessed it – Fanny Packs! Apparently these back-savers are back.
This got me thinking about taking a trip. So, I, of course, went to the internet. There I found out about three fun-filled vacations supposedly at a bargain price. First, Marrakech in
. You know, “Play it again, Sam.” Remember that phrase? It is from the movie, Morocco . For some reason, I have always loved that movie, enough that I have begun writing a novel set there. Casablanca
. I read that you can charter a boat and take in the splendor for cut-rate prices. Caribbean Islands
. A pastry tour will most assuredly pack on enough weight to your lower half, to keep you from worrying that your zippered waist bag might slide off. Yet, it is relatively inexpensive as well. Paris
Now, what is the possibility that I’ll actually take one of those trips? Um… zilch! But do not fear; I bring you tidings of great cheer!
The following excerpts are taken from the book of Revelations 21.
… a wall great and high, and had twelve gates, and at the gates twelve angels… the wall of the city had twelve foundations, and in them the names of the twelve apostles of the Lamb… the foundations of the wall of the city were garnished with all manner of precious stones. The first foundation was jasper; the second, sapphire; the third, a chalcedony; the fourth, an emerald; the fifth, sardonyx… the ninth topaz… the twelfth, an amethyst… and the building of the wall of it was of jasper, and the city was pure gold, like unto clear glass.. and the twelve gates were twelve pearls… each gate was of one pearl… and the city had no need of the sun, neither of the moon to shine in it, for the glory of God did lighten it.
Wow! That is where I want to go. And guess what, admission is FREE! All you must do is accept the free gift from Jesus. He died a cruel death to give you this fabulous gift. So please accept yours today, and I’ll meet you at one of those big ol’ pearls!