One of the misconceptions about being a Christian is non-Christians think we don’t know how to have fun or have a sense of humor. Trust me, if the Big Guy can have a sense of humor when it comes to dealing with us mere mortals, so can we.
The difference for Christians is we don’t have to debase ourselves or others to generate a smile. Laughter at life or ourselves is a gift from God.
So, let’s smile a little!
A pharmacist is going over the directions on a prescription bottle with an elderly patient. “Be sure not to take this more often than once every four hours,” the pharmacist says.
“Don’t worry,” replies the patient. “It takes me four hours to get the lid off.”
And now for the bonus …
Help Wanted Ad
Found in an actual church bulletin:
POSITIONS OPEN in soprano, alto, tenor and bass. No others need apply.
PHYSICAL QUALIFICATIONS: Must be able to carry light musical notes part way across the sanctuary. Must have sufficient vision to see the director.
EXPERIENCE: No applications will be accepted from persons who have not sung, hummed or whistled in the bathtub or shower at some time.
BEGINNING WAGE: Increased satisfaction and joy in the service of God.
FRINGE BENEFITS: Social Security. We promise you the security of social fellowship with other choir members.
HOURS: Thursday evenings from 7 to 8 PM & Sunday mornings. There is occasional opportunity for overtime.
RETIREMENT: Generally determined by the printed notes getting too small, the hymnal too heavy, notes too high, the sanctuary too hot or too cold or the organist unable to play the notes you sing.
We are an equal opportunity employer!
THOUGHT FOR THE WEEK: Life expectancy would grow by leaps and bounds if green vegetables smelled as good as bacon. — Doug Larson