Thy Servant Kirstie
One of the features of our paper is a church column, in which the various churches can briefly (250 word limit) share what they've got going on.
In summing up last Sunday's service, a Baptist minister mentioned a reading from First Samuel about Hannah.
I emailed him back saying that it was probably a good choice because half the little girls in his congregation are probably named Hannah. The trick to reaching the other half, I suggested, would be to find a biblical verse about someone named Kirstie.
His response not only made me laugh out loud but will now, for better or worse, surely pop into my head every time I hear the name:
Ecc 7:21, 22 Also take no heed unto all words that are spoken; lest thou hear thy servant curse thee; For oftentimes also thine own heart knoweth that thou thyself likewise hast cursed others