Reader-Submitted CCCE

The inaugural reader submission comes from Matt, who sent in multiple CCCEs, so more will be appearing soon.
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From one pumpkin to another!!!!!!!

A woman was asked by a coworker,
“What is it like to be a Christian?”

The coworker replied, “It is like being

a pumpkin. God picks you from the

patch, brings you in, and washes all

the dirt off of you. Then He cuts off

the top and scoops out all the yucky

stuff. He removes the seeds of doubt,

hate, and greed. Then He carves you

a new smiling face and puts His light

inside of you to shine for all the world

to see.”

This was passed on to me by another

pumpkin. Now it’s your turn to pass it

to other pumpkins.

On its face, this email looks like it was written and sent by your aunt who collects Precious Moments figurines and wears hand-painted sweatshirts. Then this happens: “Then He cuts off the top and scoops out all the yucky stuff… Then He carves you a new smiling face and puts His light inside of you to shine for all the world to see.” Yeah, that’s a little gory. And the idea of a person being a hollowed-out shell of their former selves with a carved-on perma-smile and a light shining out through the holes isn’t terribly appealing.

Points Awarded For:
Color- that pumpkiny color was hard to duplicate.
Graphic- I don’t think it’s actually Precious Moments, but it’s close enough.
Backfiring analogy

Thanks, Matt! Keep them coming, y’all.

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4 Responses to Reader-Submitted CCCE

  1. […] The pool was being drained for repairs and no one bothered to tell the diving team, who obviously have permission to come in and practice (again, alone) any damn time they feel like it? Seems like it would have been mentioned at some point. And God’s a janitor now? I thought he was a pumpkin carver. Or is it a DJ? Why can’t he keep a job? […]

  2. Sherry says:

    I noticed something you maybe missed. The coworker asked the woman the question, then the co-worker replied. To his/her own question. Well written, pumpkin!

  3. Sydney says:

    lol, it is a bit gory, yuck! Keep them coming! (notice I didn’t use the contraction [is it a contraction?] ’em because I will not acknowledge that it is a word, I hate it.)

  4. Ty says:

    Who goes around asking what it’s like to be a Christian? And what real person would give an answer like that? lol

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