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God Shoes Romans 8:12-25

God Shoes

A pair of shoes can now direct you around town with the help of an embedded GPS. But God has a better idea.

At a Glance

We begin with a list of crazy, but oddly interesting, inventions. One such weird idea leads us to a discussion of what it means to walk with God.

Editors' Pick

For material based on today's gospel reading, see "Welcome or Warning?" July 21, 1996, at

The line between crazy and brilliant is often a thin one. Very, very thin.

For instance, the website Bored Panda lists 30 weird and awesome inventions, such as:

The baby mop. A set of mop heads is attached to a full-body baby outfit, so that as a child crawls around on the floor she or he cleans it!

Pizza scissors. A combination spatula and pair of scissors that makes it simple to cut and scoop up a slice.

The weight watch belt. A belt with inch marks on it, so that you can see -- as you are getting dressed -- whether you are gaining or losing weight. You put this on right after using the pizza scissors!

LED slippers. These comfortable bedroom slippers have bright LED headlights on the front, to...

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