~“This is not Rocket Science”~

Published: Thursday, January 31, 2013 at 09:37 AM.

After explaining to her that I was having trouble with the water leaking from the kitchen sink, she went into a few sermons, apparently only hearing the part about the water.  Phyllis talked about being baptized, Jesus walking on the water and turning water into wine.  I’m sure I needed to hear all of that and by the time she was finished, I had calmed down some.

She prayed for me like she always does. 

This time I knew the leaks would stop.  I tightened everything one more time and turned the water back on while I was still under the sink looking straight up.  Something turned loose and a tube went crazy spraying ice cold water in my face like a wild serpent spewing cold venom under the sink.

I was soaking wet.  I had to take my shirt off on the spot.

Perhaps this was a Baptism.  Perhaps this was what Phyllis was praying for….  I did not know.

There were no more dry towels left in the house after I mopped up the kitchen floor.

I went to the hardware store one more time.  I came back and unhooked it all, then hooked it back up.  It was a miracle.  It didn’t leak (maybe just a drop or two).  The way I figure it, the drops of water were probably just sweat from the pipes wrestling with me for a couple of days.

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