Goodnight Prayers


One night a father overheard his son saying his prayers. "God bless Mommy and Daddy and Grammy. Good-bye, Grampa," the boy intoned.

Well, the father thought it a bit strange, but soon forgot about it.
The next day, the Grandfather died.

About a month or two later, the father once again heard his son saying his prayers. "God bless Mommy. God bless Daddy. Good-bye, Grammy."

The next day the grandmother died. Well, the father got more than a little worried about the whole situation.

Two weeks later, the father once again overheard his son's prayers. "God bless Mommy. Good-bye, Daddy." This alone nearly gave the father a heart attack.

He didn't say anything, but he got up early to go to work so that he could miss the traffic. He stayed all through lunch and dinner. Finally after midnight he went home and he was still alive!

When he got home he apologized to his wife. "I'm sorry, Honey. I had a very bad day at work today."

"YOU THINK YOU HAD A BAD DAY?" the wife yelled. "The mailman dropped dead on our doorstep this morning!!"

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updated 01.10.2000
design & graphic arts by Tina Nowara