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Brussels Roadway Thwarted By Hungry Mice

It may seem like the European Union has enough on its hands these days, but a local news story seems to be adding insult to injury. The capital city's infrastructure is in dire need of repair, and congested roadways that pass through tunnels are at the heart of it. However, the scheduled repair of these crumbling tunnel structures has been delayed—not by legislation or budget, but by mice. The construction plans, stored in pillars under a motorway bridge, have disappeared during the decade of waiting for construction to begin. According to former city infrastructure department head, "They may have been eaten by mice."

Possible Preaching Angle:

This embarrassing consequence of waiting too long is one that applies to many scenarios, but perhaps none more serious than in matters of faith and spirituality. Jesus himself says that the Son will return like a thief in the night—swiftly and surely. We must be certain to not let our families, friends, or even ourselves think that "there's always time" to make a decision about following God. At some point, it will be too late.


Reuters, “Hungry mice thwart fix for Brussels' traffic chaos,” Yahoo News (2-18-16)

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