Corny Orny Naughty Tommy Eating Nelly’s Toffee Sticks.
It’s quite amazing what emerges in the morning prayer meeting. It’s also quite amazing what clutter remains buried in our heads that we forget is there until something wakes it up, and there it is.
This was an acronym taught to remember how to spell CONTENTS. And it wasn’t the only version that surfaced. I suspect it was, though, learnt as a clever phrase to quote in the primary playground, since we can’t think what use it is to remember how to spell contents.
Trust In The Lord With All Your Heart, Never Rely On What You Think You Know. In All Your Ways Acknowledge Him, And He Shall Direct Your Paths.
That’s not an acronym for TITLWAYY NROWYTYN IAYWAH HSDYP, though it might be code, if you can crack it, for something profound and useful. But it is an abbreviation to remind you of something that is a living reality, of how God’s relationship with us works.
That’s worth being reminded of.