13709Re: Lunch With God
- Mar 12, 2005Thanks, Bob. Beautiful.
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> From an email from Rusty Morgan:
> Hi Bob.
> Read this tale on a taoist group and I thought
> you might like it.
> A little boy wanted to meet God. He knew it was a long
> trip to where God lived, so he packed his suitcase
> with a bag of potato chips and a six-pack of root beer
> and started his journey.
> When he had gone about three blocks, he met an old woman.
> She was sitting in the park, just staring at some pigeons.
> The boy sat down next to her and opened his suitcase.
> He was about to take a sip from his root beer when he
> noticed that the old lady looked hungry, so he offered
> her some chips. She gratefully accepted then and smiled at him.
> Her smile was so pretty that the boy wanted to see it again,
> so he offered her a root beer. Again, she smiled at him.
> The boy was delighted! They sat there all afternoon eating and
> smiling, but they never said a word. As twilight approached,
> the boy realized how tired he was and he got up to leave.
> But before he had gone more than a few steps, he turned around,
> ran back to the old woman, and gave her a hug. She gave him her
> biggest smile ever.
> When the boy opened the door to his own house a short
> time later, his mother was surprised by the look of
> joy on his face. She asked him, "What did you do today
> that made you so happy?"
> He replied, "I had lunch with God."
> But before his mother could respond, he added,
> "You know what? She's got the
> most beautiful smile I've ever seen!"
> Meanwhile, the old woman, also radiant with joy,
> returned to her home. Her son was stunned by the
> look of peace on her face and he asked,
> "Mother, what did you do today that made you so happy?"
> She replied, "I ate potato chips in the park with God."
> However, before her son responded, she added,
> "You know, he's much younger than I expected."
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