Friday, 1 February 2013

Preachers and oysters

My preacher hero Charles Spurgeon died on this day in 1892. What an extraordinarily gifted man he was, and really quite a wit,
I heard one say the other day that a certain preacher had no more gifts for the ministry than an oyster, and in my own judgment this was a slander on the oyster, for that worthy bivalve shows great discretion in his openings, and knows when to close.
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In shock-the doctor as the patient

As a doctor I've long be interested in what it is like to be on the other side of the desk. In other words, what is it like to be a pati...