Cat in The Hat

I found this tithe envelope in a hymnal while attending my little sister’s Christmas concert a couple years ago. I’ve held onto it ever since because I love the youthful stream of consciousness and the memories of daydreaming in church.

Nails of the Devil

My dad upon finding this said, “Somebody is practicing how to draw the devil.” I took and immediately flipped it upside down for him. Truth be told, I like it better as devils. Can’t you picture them, sitting around reading Cosmo, one complaining he has a square face, and another, that his face is too … Continued

Religious Education

Found this on the steps of my school just outside the religious studies block. I’m not sure if ‘Jamal’ was paying attention to the lesson.

Unknown Church

I found this photograph on a business flight underneath the seat in front of me.

Are You Happy Now?

I found this letter on top of a garbage can all crumpled up. All I can say is I hope this guy is doing all right and meets someone better than T.

Spong Bob Scker Pans

This was on the floor at my church after a Sunday school session I helped with. This note wasn’t even from something we did that day.


It was my grandmother’s funeral and my whole family was having some kind of reception in the basement that I think was also a makeshift Sunday school. My cousin, Jim, grabbed my sister and I and said, “Come on, let’s get out of here.” Right when we were leaving I saw this small yellow square … Continued

Control Yourself

I found this folded up in a hymnal in my school chapel. It has eluded my efforts to find out who wrote it and to whom.