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Soapweed

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>UNANSWERED PRAYER?
>
>The preacher's 5 year-old daughter noticed that her
>father always paused and bowed his head, for a moment,
>before starting his sermon.
>
>One day, she asked him why.
>
>"Well, Honey," he began, proud that his daughter was
>so observant of his messages, "I'm asking the Lord to
>help me preach a good sermon."
>
>"How come He doesn't do it?" she asked.
>
>
>
>BEING THANKFUL
>
>A rabbi said to a precocious six-year-old boy, "So
>your mother says your prayers for you each night? Very
>commendable. What does she say?"
>
>The little boy replied, "Thank God he's in bed!"
>
>
>
>EXPRESS PRAYER
>
>Our son had only heard his grandfather pray at
>Thanksgiving, Easter, and other special occasions;
>when he, typically, said a long prayer over the food.
>One night, after a fun camp-out and fishing trip,
>grandfather (to our son's surprise) asked a very brief
>blessing on the food. With a gleam in his eye, our son
>grinned at his Grandfather and said, "You don't pray
>so long when you're hungry, do you Grandpa?"
>
>
>
>UNTIMELY ANSWERED PRAYER
>
>During the minister's prayer, one Sunday, there was a
>loud whistle from one of the back pews. Gary's mother
>was horrified. She pinched him into silence and, after
>church, asked, "Gary, whatever made you do such a
>thing?"
>
>Gary answered, soberly, "I asked God to teach me to
>whistle ... and He just then did!"
>
>
>
>TIME TO PRAY
>
>A pastor asked a little boy if he said his prayers
>every night.
>
>"Yes sir," the boy replied.
>
>"And, do you always say them in the morning, too?" the
>pastor asked.
>
>"No sir," the boy replied. "I ain't scared in the
>daytime."
>
>
>
>THE BLESSING
>
>My wife invited some people to dinner. At the table,
>she turned to our six-year-old daughter and said,
>"Would you like to say the blessing?" "I wouldn't know
>what to say," she replied. "Just say what you hear
>Mommy say," my wife said.
>
>Our daughter bowed her head and said, "Dear Lord, why
>on earth did I invite all these people to dinner?"
>
>
>
>BEWARE OF TRASH
>One particular four-year old prayed, "And forgive us
>our 'trash baskets' as we forgive those who put trash
>in our baskets."
>
>
>
>ALL MEN / ALL GIRLS?
>
>When my daughter, Kelli, was 3, she and my son, Cody,
>would say their nightly prayers, together. As most
>children do, we have to bless every family member,
>every friend, and every animal (current and past).
>
>For several weeks, after we had finished the nightly
>prayer, Kelli would say, "And all girls."
>
>As this soon became part of her nightly routine, to
>include this at the end, my curiosity got the best of
>me and I asked her, "Kelli, why do you always add the
>part about all girls?"
>
>Her response, "Because we always finish our prayers by
>saying 'All Men'!"
>
>SAY A PRAYER
>
>Little Johnny and his family were having Sunday dinner
>at his
>Grandmother's house. Everyone was seated around the
>table as the food was being served. When little Johnny
>received his plate, he started eating right away.
>
>"Johnny wait until we say our prayer."
>"I don't have to," The boy replied.
>
>"Of course, you do," his mother insisted. "We say a
>prayer, before eating, at our house."
>
>"That's our house," Johnny explained. "But this is
>Grandma's house and she knows how to cook!
 

ranchwife

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OOOOHHHH MYYYY.....that last one made my face sore because i laughed so hard....outta the mouths of babes...the truth :shock: :shock: :shock:
 

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Thanks Soapweed, I need the pick-me-up!
 

nr

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"Forgive us our trash baskets..!!
Now next Sunday I'm going to have a real problem saying it correctly!!
Really glad somebody else will lead the service :D :lol:
 

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