By Jim Apr 08 2018 CrimeAlcoholFatal plunge into Lake Minnetonka tests a father and a marriage Associated video 'If there's hell on Earth, Mr. Markle, you're in it' Minnesota mother writes children's book to help explain sibling loss 1660 reads There are 4 Comments Original reporting Jim - Sun, 04/08/2018 - 8:24am http://video.startribune.com/car-goes-through-ice-on-lake-minnetonka/187... Twitter Jim's Doctrinal Statement On driving on ice in Minnesota Jim - Sun, 04/08/2018 - 8:29am It's routine in January and February Ice in channels (where water is flowing) is normally thin If a lake has springs ... ice over the spring can be thin (depending on flow) On day after church ... I drove onto Medicine Lake with my Impala (and drove S to N). Wife was in a panic and forbade me Twitter Jim's Doctrinal Statement *** Moderator note *** Jim - Sun, 04/08/2018 - 9:54am *** Moderator note *** This was not posted to be "red meat" for the next Total Abstinence / Moderation ok (two wines , etc)) debate; Since we all agree that drunkenness is sin (and folly) And driving on thin ice is not wise It's a very powerful story about one man's tragic mistake Thanks Twitter Jim's Doctrinal Statement Good picture of repentance and atonement Bert Perry - Mon, 04/09/2018 - 9:50am Now if only there was an indication of saving faith there. Hope I missed something here for obvious reasons. One thing that strikes me as well is that since they were able to keep their home in a fairly spendy area, one would have to guess that his employer worked with him on those 100 tellings of his story. That can also be a critical part of repentance--making it something someone can work through instead of a "shoot the wounded" type of thing. Aspiring to be a stick in the mud.