What is below obviously has nothing to do with this week’s lectionary, but I ran across today on Twitter (@jimwells Rt’d @PSchrags), and found it too fascinating not to share. This is a short diversion from working on a sermon for Sunday. Watch this video The Atlantic has posted of 1956 interview on video of a man who actually witnessed Lincoln’s assassination. It turns out that he was a pipe smoker, probably contributing to his wisdom and longevity.
The post with explanation is on The Atlantic’s website here.
The video is also on You Tube: