Six Arms and Two Legs

For anyone who wants to save his life will lose it; but anyone who loses his life for My sake, that man will save it

Luke 9:24
Zechariah 12:10-11;13-1; Psalms 63:2-6,8-9; Galatians 3:26-29; Luke 9:18-24

Have you ever noticed a person holding on to their dog’s leash for dear life as they are practically dragged down the street? That’s when we offer up our witty observation, “Who’s walking whom?” Sometimes our pets have a funny way of turning things upside down and showing us who’s really in charge. Now I don’t know how many people keep a pet octopus at home, but this does remind me of a recent story from the Washington Post about a certain six-armed, two-legged creature who was living in an aquarium (that’s right, rather than eight arms, scientists now tell us that an octopus actually has six arms and two legs).

The Post article reads in part:

Inky the octopus didn’t even try to cover his tracks. By the time the staff at New Zealand’s National Aquarium noticed that he was missing, telltale suction cup prints were the main clue to an easily solved mystery.

Inky had said “see ya” to his tank-mate, slipped…

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