By Ted Schredd
Warning: Teachers, environmentalists and fire
marshals may find this offensive.
Sure the theme of is this month is
how great it is to learn. Then I bring you a picture
children burning their home work. Now first of
all, who am I to judge if this is a good thing
or a bad thing? I am just telling you what
I saw. Second of all I sure wish I had cool parents
that would let me burn my homework when I was
Burning things can have a lot
of symbolic meaning. As a skier, very often
we have a ski burning
at the start of the season to make an offering
to the Norse Snow God ULLR.
offering was a pleasing, sweet aroma to God (Lev.1:9,13,17)
So some people burn items to
make an offering
to the gods and others burn things they don’t
like (like witches, bridges or homework).
What was really entertaining was
that the teachers that were mean to these kids
were cursed every
time a new piece of paper was thrown
on the fire. It was pretty entertaining to
hear Keagan talk
about mean Mr. Gillespie, the Grinch who
stole his enthusiasm. And then there was Miss
who never laughed or smiled. And on and on.
Discover Fun tips its hat to the three homework
boys from Kentucky.