Just before Christmas, two brothers were spending the night at their grandmother's house. At bedtime, they knelt down to say their prayers. As they closed their eyes, the younger boy said in a loud voice, "Dear Lord, please ask Santa Claus to bring me a Wii, a telescope and a new bike."
His older brother said, "Why are you shouting? God isn't deaf."
know," said his brother, "but Grandma is."
It wasn't long until
Christmas. Billy and Ben decided to build an ice skating rink in the
middle of their pasture. A shepherd happened to be leading his flock
nearby and decided to take a shortcut across the frozen field. But the
sheep were scared of the ice and would not go onto it. The shepherd
became frustrated and began pulling them along to the other side.
at that," said Billy. "That guy is trying to pull the wool over our
"You're totally going on the naughty list for that," replied Ben.
A couple of days before Christmas, a business man was
anxious to get home from a business trip. The trip had been exhausting
and he wasn't in a good mood. The airport loudspeakers blared Christmas
carols that he was already sick of hearing. He thought their decorations were tacky.
The worst decoration, he thought, was the plastic mistletoe hung over
the luggage scale. Being in a bad mood, he said to the woman at the
counter, "You know, even if I were single, I wouldn't kiss you."
"That's not what it's there for," said the attendant. "It's so you can
kiss your luggage goodbye."