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A Woman's Prayer

Dear Lord: So far today, I am doing all right. I have not gossiped or lost my temper. I have not been greedy, grumpy, nasty selfish or self-indulgent. I have not whined, cursed or eaten any chocolate. However, in a few minutes I am going to get out of bed, and I will need a lot more help after that...

Kind words

The old man had died. A wonderful funeral was in progress and the country preacher talked at length of the good traits of the deceased, what an honest man he was, and what a loving husband and kind father he was.

Finally, the widow leaned over and whispered to one of her children, "Go up there and take a look in the coffin and see if that's your pa."

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