Hard Candy Theology
14 year old Jessica Perry of Jacksonville, Florida has seen the image of Jesus in a piece of hard candy:
The young, enterprising believer wants to sell the candy on eBay. Praise be! But hey, look what I saw this morning on my kitchen counter:
Yea, the Lord in his Almighty Providence has giveneth me this fine day a candy of hardness. But what message is in this candy? If you look very, very closely I think you can see the letter “O.” In fact, the harder you look, the more clearly the letter “O” resolves itself. Do you think it is mere chance that God has given me this particular holy hard candy on the day of the Pennsylvania primary? No! God does not roll dice! And it is no coincidence that I am the person to have seen this hard candy, I, a blogger of American presidential politics. The O clearly is meant to tell me, his chosen blogging messenger, to tell you, his chosen yet indirect audience, to vote for Barack Obama, the only presidential candidate whose name begins with the letter O.
And Looky Be: the hard candy is green! Clearly the Lord wishes us all a happy Earth Day. How could it be otherwise?
Let us proclaim the mystery of sugary faith.