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WITandWISDOM(tm) - May 9, 2001

~~~~~~~ THOUGHTS:

"Our life is what our thoughts make it. A man will find that as he alters his thoughts toward things and other people, things and other people will alter towards him." - James Allen

Source: ArcaMax Humor Cartoons http://www.arcamax.com/ezines.html


Every day for the past six months we've listened to the same prayer - sometimes several times a day - from Johann, our 4-year-old son: "Dear heavenly Father, please send angels to watch over us in the storm. Please bless everyone. In Jesus' name, amen." Mealtime variations included "Please bless this food."

We couldn't help smiling, for it's been a dry six months, even for sunny Arizona, and just this past week while at church we got our first real rain in months, Johann ran outside to experience the downpour.

On the way home lightning flashed and thunder roared. I wondered, would Johann remember that his angel really would care for us? Johann's little voice interrupted my thoughts: "Mama, Mama, Jesus answered my prayer!" I turned to see his little face beaming as he said, "Mama, Jesus sent the storm!"

By Nan Duerksen, Chino Valley, Arizona - Adventist Review, Copyright (c) January 2001

Submitted by Nancy Simpson

~~~~~~~ THIS & THAT:

Part 2 of 3 [April 30, May 9, 18]


Kisses may last for as much as, but no more than, five minutes.


It is illegal to transport an ice cream cone in your pocket.


It is illegal to rob a bank and then shoot at the bank teller with a water pistol.

Biting someone with your natural teeth is "simple assault," while biting someone with your false teeth is "aggravated assault."


Mourners at a wake may not eat more than three sandwiches.

Snoring is prohibited unless all bedroom windows are closed and securely locked.

An old ordinance declares goatees illegal unless you first pay a special license fee for the privilege of wearing one in public.


A parent can be arrested if her/his child cannot hold back a burp during a church service.

Source: THE LAW FIRM OF JOEL R. BRANDES, P.C. http://www.brandeslaw.com/LAWSOB.htm


"Everything is drive through. In California they even have a burial service called Jump-in-the-Box." - Will Rogers

Source: Clean Laffs http://www.shagmail.com/sub/sub-jokes.html

~~~~~~~ TRIVIA:

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