I asked if any of the preschoolers wanted to pray. Travis raised his hand enthusiastically, and we all folded our hands and bowed our heads. Then in a strong, beautiful voice he sang: "Oh, we're halfway there. O-h, living on a prayer. Take my hand and we'll make it, I swear. O-h, living on a prayer." We all said, "Amen."
|"I like Thanksgiving. In one day you can get all of your? minimum monthly requirements."|
My brother, a stamp collector, told me there is a Martin Luther stamp. When I told my son about this he asked, "Do you have to nail it to the envelope?"
Colorado Springs, Colo.
Sorry I asked ...
While teaching vacation Bible school at St. Luke Lutheran Church, Williamsport, Pa., the first- and second-grade class discussed growth and change. I asked, "How are you different today from your baby pictures?" They gave me some good answers, so I asked, "How do you think you'll be different when you are grown up?" One boy became very serious and said, "Well, I guess when I'm grown up, I'll have a really hairy chest." I said, "I see. Does your father have a hairy chest?" He replied, "No, he just has man boobs."
Theodore L. Cockley
|"I'd like to thank God for giving Mom enough energy to shop for this food, cook it, and then clean up after us. Amen."|
Coming and going ...
A mother took her son with her to a wake. He looked at the body, pulled on his mother's arm and said, "Pastor is a liar." His mother asked him why. The boy explained, "Pastor said we come into this world naked and we leave it naked. Mom, that man has clothes on!"
I was watching my 7-year-old grandson's favorite TV shows with him. Suddenly he said something unacceptable, and I said, "Alex, you should not use that language." His reply? "It's OK, I'll get forgived in church on Sunday."
Nancy E. Hovell
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