“Consider your own call, brothers and sisters: not many of you were wise by human standards, not many were powerful, not many were of noble birth. But God chose what is foolish in the world to shame the wise; God chose what is weak in the world to shame the strong” (I Corinthians 1:26-27).
The late Theodore Geisel, best known as the author of the “Dr. Seuss” children’s books, was once invited to give the commencement address at a college in Illinois. He began his speech on a humble note. “It seems behooven upon me,” he said, “to bring forth great words of wisdom to this graduation class as it leaves these cloistered halls to enter the outside world…my wisdom is in rather short supply, and I have managed to condense everything I know into this epic poem consisting of fourteen lines.” He then proceeded to recite his “epic poem,” entitled, “My Uncle Terwilliger on the Art of Eating Popovers”:
My uncle ordered popovers
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