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Love thine enemies

Discussion in 'The Lighter Side' started by okie, Apr 19, 2003.


  1. okie

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    In his Sunday sermon, the minister used "Forgive Your Enemies" as his
    subject. After the sermon, he asked how many were willing to forgive their
    enemies. About half held up their hands.
    Not satisfied, he harangued the
    congregation for another twenty minutes and repeated his question. This
    received a response of eighty percent.
    Still unsatisfied, he lectured for
    fifteen more minutes and repeated his question. All responded except one
    elderly lady in the rear.
    "Mrs. Jones, are you not willing to forgive your
    enemies?" "I don't have any."
    "Mrs. Jones, that is very unusual. How old are
    you?"
    "Ninety-six."
    "Mrs. Jones, please come down in front and tell the
    congregation how a lady can live to be ninety-six and not have an enemy in the
    world."
    The old lady teetered down the aisle, slowly turned to face the
    congregation and blurted out,
    "I outlived the SOB's