One of the most effective ways of sharing the feeling of God's daily
presence with the family is to have the children ask the blessing for
the evening meal. But, of course, many families don't have this custom,
which accounts for the puzzlement of a little boy who went to dinner
with his parents at the home of a very elderly gentleman. After
watching the old man bow his head and speak in hushed tones, the boy
asked his mother, "What did Mr. Bryan say to his plate?"
from "Faith, Hope and Hilarity: The Child's Eye View
of Religion" by Dick Van Dyke
In Cali, Colombia, a woman may only have sex with her
husband, and the first time this happens, her mother
must be in the room to witness the act.
The is at the bottom of this actual interview, but you'll need to
read the article to appreciate it...enjoy!
This is a verbatim extract from a National Public Radio interview between
a female broadcaster and Army LT.GEN. Reinwald about sponsoring a Boy
Scout Troop on his military installation.
Interviewer: "So, LT.GEN. Reinwald, what are you going to do
with these young boys on their adventure holiday?"
LTGEN Reinwald: "We're going to teach them climbing,
canoeing, archery, and shooting."
Interviewer: "Shooting! That's a bit irresponsible, isn't it?"
LTGEN Reinwald: "I don't see why, they'll be properly
supervised on the range."
Interviewer: "Don't you admit that this is a terribly dangerous
activity to be teaching children?"
LTGEN Reinwald: "I don't see how, we will be teaching them
proper range discipline before they even touch a firearm."
Interviewer: "But you're equipping them to become violent
LTGEN Reinwald: "Well, you're equipped to be a prostitute, but
you're not one, are you?"
DEAD AIR.....NO FURTHER QUESTIONS..
Sent by Brian
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