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« on: July 29, 2005, 11:51:26 PM »

Our Father Who Art In Heaven.

Yes?

Don't interrupt me. I'm praying.

But -- you called ME!

Called you? No, I didn't call you. I'm praying. Our Father Who Art In
Heaven...

There -- you did it again!

Did what?

Called ME. You said, "Our Father who art in Heaven" Well, here I am.
What's on your mind?

But I didn't mean anything by it. I was, you know, just saying my
prayers for the day. I always say the Lord's Prayer. It makes me feel
good, kind of like fulfilling a duty.

Well, all right. Go on.

Okay, Hallowed be thy name.

Hold it right there. What do you mean by that?

By what?

By "Hallowed be thy name"?

It means...it means, good grief, I don't know what it means. How in
the world should I know? It's just a part of the prayer. By the way,
what does it mean?

It means honored, holy, wonderful.

Hey, that makes sense. I never thought about what 'hallowed' meant
before. Thanks. Thy Kingdom come, Thy will be done, on earth as it is
in Heaven.

Do you really mean that?

Sure, why not?

What are you doing about it?

Doing? Why, nothing, I guess. I just think it would be kind of neat if
you got control, of everything down here like you have up there. We're
kinda in a mess down here you know.

Yes, I know; but, have I got control of you?

Well, I go to church.

That isn't what I asked you. What about your bad temper? You've really
Got a problem there, you know. And then there's the way you spend your
money --
On yourself. And what about the kind of books you read?

Now hold on just a minute! Stop picking on me! I'm just as good as
some of the rest of those people at church!

Excuse ME. I thought you were praying for my will to be done. If that
is to happen, it will have to start with the ones who are praying for
it. Like
you -- for example.

Oh. Well, I guess I do have some hang-ups. Now that you mention it, I
could probably name some others.

So could I.

I haven't thought about it very much until now, but I really would
like to cut out some of those things. I would like to, you know, be
really free.

Good. Now we're getting somewhere. We'll work together -- You and ME.
I'm proud of You.

Look, Lord, if you don't mind, I need to finish up here. This is
taking a lot longer than it usually does. Give us this day, our daily
bread.

You need to cut out the bread. You're overweight as it is.

Hey, wait a minute! What is this? Here I was doing my religious duty,
and all of a sudden you break in and remind me of all my hang-ups.

Praying is a dangerous thing. You just might get what you ask for.
Remember, you called ME -- and here I am. It's too late to stop now.
Keep praying.
( . . . pause . . ) Well, go on.

I'm scared to.

Scared? Of what?

I know what you'll say.

Try ME.

Forgive us our sins, as we forgive those who sin against us.

What about Ann?

See? I knew it! I knew you would bring her up! Why, Lord, she's told
Lies about me, spread stories. She never paid back the money she owes
me. I've
sworn to get even with her!

But -- your prayer -- What about your prayer?

I didn't -- mean it.

Well, at least you're honest. But, it's quite a load carrying around
all that bitterness and resentment isn't it?

Yes, but I'll feel better as soon as I get even with her. Boy, have I
got some plans for her. She'll wish she had never been born.

No, you won't feel any better. You'll feel worse. Revenge isn't sweet.
You know how unhappy you are -- Well, I can change that.

You can? How?

Forgive Ann. Then, I'll forgive you. And the hate and the sin, will be
Ann's problem -- not yours. You will have settled the problem as far
as
you are
concerned.

Oh, you know, you're right. You always are. And more than I want
revenge, I want to be right with You .. .(sigh). All right. All right.
I
forgive her.

There now! Wonderful! How do you feel?

Hmmmm. Well, not bad. Not bad at all! In fact, I feel pretty great!
You know, I don't think I'll go to bed uptight tonight. I haven't been
getting much rest, you know.

Yeah, I know. But, you're not through with your prayer are you? Go on.

Oh, all right. And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from
evil.

Good! Good! I'll do that. Just don't put yourself in a place where
You can be tempted.

What do you mean by that?

You know what I mean.

Yeah. I know.

Go ahead. Finish your prayer.

For Thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory forever. Amen.

Do you know what would bring me glory? What would really make me
happy?

No, but I'd like to know. I want to please you now. I've really made a
mess of things. I want to truly follow you. I can see now how great
that
would
be. So, tell me, how do I make you happy?

YOU just did.

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« Reply #1 on: July 30, 2005, 12:04:46 AM »

Amen.

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« Reply #2 on: July 31, 2005, 04:32:37 PM »

Add another AMEN!
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« Reply #3 on: August 01, 2005, 10:25:31 PM »

This Really Hit the Spot on Me What About U Prase GOD For His Forgiving Grace Amen
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Forgive us our sins, as we forgive those who sin against us.

What about Ann?

See? I knew it! I knew you would bring her up! Why, Lord, she's told
Lies about me, spread stories. She never paid back the money she owes
me. I've
sworn to get even with her!

But -- your prayer -- What about your prayer?

I didn't -- mean it.

Well, at least you're honest. But, it's quite a load carrying around
all that bitterness and resentment isn't it?

Yes, but I'll feel better as soon as I get even with her. Boy, have I
got some plans for her. She'll wish she had never been born.

No, you won't feel any better. You'll feel worse. Revenge isn't sweet.
You know how unhappy you are -- Well, I can change that.

You can? How?

Forgive Ann. Then, I'll forgive you. And the hate and the sin, will be
Ann's problem -- not yours. You will have settled the problem as far
as
you are
concerned.

Oh, you know, you're right. You always are. And more than I want
revenge, I want to be right with You .. .(sigh). All right. All right.
I
forgive her.
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« Reply #4 on: August 11, 2005, 04:21:00 PM »

thanks for posting that Smiley
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« Reply #5 on: August 13, 2005, 11:53:03 PM »

That is so cute.  And it also teaches us a lesson from it too.
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« Reply #6 on: August 20, 2005, 11:58:05 PM »

that is so nice there SweetAngelBrother!! I loved it AMEN!!!!  Grin
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