The week is off and running once again. What better way than to start with a few jokes, at the expense of organized -- and disorganized -- religions.
Thanks to Pat Hill for the jokes and Dave Walker for the cartoon. Enjoy the Monday Funnies . . .
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Three kids are sitting around the lunch table at school.
One says, "My dad's a lawyer. People pay him $200 for letter with his opinion on it."
Another says, "My dad's a doctor. He writes prescriptions on a little sheet of paper and people pay him $300 for it."
The third says, "My dad's a preacher. He writes a few notes a napkin, tells everyone and it takes 8 people to collect all the money."* * *
I was having this argument with my tax lawyer. He said, that no matter how heavily I contribute to the church I can't deduct the Father, Son and Holy Spirit as dependents.* * *One Sunday a pastor told the congregation that the church needed some extra money and asked the people to prayerfully consider giving a little extra in the offering plate. He said that whoever gave the most would be able to pick out three hymns.
After the offering plates were passed, the pastor glanced down and noticed that someone had placed a $1,000 bill in offering. He was so excited that he immediately shared his joy with his congregation and said he'd like to personally thank the person who placed the money in the plate.
A very quiet, elderly and saintly lady all the way in the back shyly raised her hand. The pastor asked her to come to the front. Slowly she made her way to the pastor. He told her how wonderful it was that she gave so much and in thanksgiving asked her to pick out three hymns.
Her eyes brightened as she looked over the congregation, pointed to the three handsomest men in the building and said, "I'll take him and him and him."