Not me, that’s for damn sure. The Mail Online is feeturing (har har) a sandal the owner’s boyfriend claims has been imprinted with the face of Jesus.
Leon Thompson, 25, noticed the stain on the sole of girlfriend Jenny’s shoe after a long walk in the bank holiday sunshine.
Mr Thompson, from Southampton, said: ‘My girlfriend has had these sandals for months.
‘As I was leaving the house, I just happened to look down and thought there was a weird stain on her shoe.
‘But when I took a closer look, I couldn’t believe it – Jesus’s face was staring back at me!’
Mr Thompson, who is an atheist, added: ‘I couldn’t explain it but it must have somehow arisen from the sweat staining on the leather of the flip-flop.
‘She walked around all day with Jesus watching over her.
One would hope that as an atheist Thompson was talking tongue-in-cheek here and hasn’t converted to whatever faith would buy this as a real sign from God. It’s bad enough that eBay users want to buy it.
Do the journalists believe this bunk or do they merely report it because they know others will? According to the article, this was made “spookier” by happening on Easter Sunday. Really? Spookier? What is this, a Jesus haunting? If that’s the case, did Jesus cursed her with a plague of blisters for walking on his face all day? That’s the kind of proof of God a die hard skeptic requires…