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Offline TwT

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Country Funeral
« on: July 08, 2008, 10:29:34 PM »
As a young minister, I was asked by a funeral director to hold a
grave-side service for a homeless man with no family or friends.
 
The funeral was to be held at a cemetery way back in the country.
 
As I was not familiar with the backwoods area, I became lost; and, being a
typical man, I did not stop for directions. I finally arrived an hour
late.
 
I saw the back hoe and the crew, who were eating lunch, but the hearse had
apparently already left. I apologized to the workers for my tardiness,
and stepped to the side of the open grave, where I saw the vault lid
already in place. I assured the workers I would not hold them up for long.
 
The workers gathered around, still eating their lunch, and I began to pour
out my heart and soul to the Lord. As I preached the workers began to say
'Amen,' 'Praise the Lord, ' and 'Glory'! I preached, and I preached, like
I'd never preached before: from Genesis all the way to Revelations.
 
I closed the lengthy service with a prayer and walked to my car. As I was
opening the car door and taking off my coat, I overheard one of the
workers saying to another, 'I ain't never seen anything like that before
and I've been puttin' in septic tanks for twenty years.'
THAT's ME TO THE LEFT JUST 5 YEARS FROM NOW!!!!!!!!

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Offline Jim 134

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Re: Country Funeral
« Reply #1 on: July 09, 2008, 07:35:54 AM »
LOL  :)




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Re: Country Funeral
« Reply #2 on: July 09, 2008, 11:24:10 AM »
I liked it alot!! :-D


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Re: Country Funeral
« Reply #3 on: July 09, 2008, 12:07:45 PM »
I just read this someplace. Are you sure you didn't post this before?
:rainbowflower:  Light travels faster than sound. This is why some people appear bright until you hear them speak.   :rainbowflower:

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Re: Country Funeral
« Reply #4 on: July 09, 2008, 06:01:27 PM »
not me, it was a email I just got, thought I would share it,
THAT's ME TO THE LEFT JUST 5 YEARS FROM NOW!!!!!!!!

Never be afraid to try something new.
Amateurs built the ark,
Professionals built the Titanic