I’ve Been Tagged By Pastor Phil!

There is a nasty game of “tag” going on through the blogosphere. I didn’t get to the “safe” zone near the swings fast enough and I’ve been made “it.” (I never was the fast one.) Pastor Phil in Salem has threatened me (with every known spiritual law) that I must post 5 things you may not know about me. Here goes.

1. Of all the fictional characters in the world, I most want to be Amelie. Because she is a mysterious do-gooder, a quirky little thing, and she has a rad haircut. If you haven’t seen it, grab some brie and creme brulee, and rent it immediately. I wish you to imagine the following four things in the manner of the opening sequence. Merci.

2. Jenelle likes: Referring to herself on occasion in the third person. It makes her feel like she’s narrating the movie of her life. And then she imagines what song would fit perfectly on the soundtrack.

3. Jenelle dislikes: When words are published (in paper, not blogs) with incorrect spelling or terrible grammar. It makes her crazy. (Especially because she’s noticed it in 1/5 of all the Christian-published stuff she’s ever read. She thinks Jesus smacks his forehead when he sees it.) She neurotically re-posts her blog-stuff on average three point two times, each time adjusting a clause, word, or thought. Her friend Jane once lamented, “Oh Nelly! What will you DO if you fall in love with a boy who can’t spell?”

4. Jenelle likes: The smell of the freshly cut grass on a golf course very early in the morning. She likes to hit long tee-shots and outdrive the boys she’s playing with. It doesn’t matter to her that she’s a naff-putter and rarely outscores them.

5. Jenelle dislikes: How often she sets herself up to be the “you’re such a good listener” in conversations. Because one reason she listens so well is that she’s insecure others aren’t really interested in what she has to say.

And now! I am tagging Lisa (California-Africa), Barbara (Portugal/Global), Stew (Austin), and Rachel (Nashville). And I threaten them with the glare of this scary Santa.

Image from Wikepedia.

5 Responses to “I’ve Been Tagged By Pastor Phil!”
  1. Pastor Phil says:

    Dang, that “you’re such a good listener” thing is a curse methinks. I’ve been touched by it many a time, and struggle to free myself from its grip – until I remember that God has it too.

  2. lisa says:

    Ok, my list is up and I’ve passed it on 🙂

  3. Jemila Monroe says:

    What would be the major themes of your life’s movie?

  4. Michele L says:

    Glad to “know” you better. Good idea. Michele

  5. jenelle says:

    Nice to have you drop by, Jemila and Michele! Great question, Jemila…I’m gonna have to think about that one and get back to you.

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