Sunday, October 10, 2010
A man was sick and tired of going to work every day while his
wife stayed at home.
He wanted her to see what he went through so he prayed,
"Dear Lord, I go to work every day and put in eight hours while
my wife merely stays at home.
I want her to know what I go through, so please create a trade
in our bodies."
God, in His infinite wisdom, granted the man's wish.
The next morning, sure enough, the man awoke as a woman.
He arose, cooked breakfast for his mate, awakened the kids, set
out their school clothes, fed them breakfast, packed their
lunches, drove them to school, came home and picked up the dry
cleaning, took it to the cleaners and stopped at the bank to
draw out money to pay the power bill and telephone bill, drove
to the power company and the phone company and paid the bills,
went grocery shopping, came home and put away the groceries. He
cleaned the cat's litter box and bathed the dog.
Then it was already 1:00 p.m. and he hurried to make the beds,
do the laundry, vacuum, dust, and sweep and mop the kitchen
floor. He ran to the school to pick up the kids and got into an
argument with them on the way home. He set out cookies and milk
and got the kids organized to do their homework, then set up the
ironing board and watched TV while he did the ironing.
At 4:30 PM he began peeling potatoes and washed greens for
salads, breaded the chops and snapped fresh beans for supper.
After supper, he cleaned the kitchen, ran the dishwasher, folded
laundry, bathed the kids, and put them to bed. At 9:00 PM he
was exhausted and though his chores weren't finished, he went to
bed where he was expected to make love, which he managed to get
through without complaint.
The next morning, he awoke and immediately knelt by the bed and
said, " Lord, I don't know what I was thinking. I was so wrong
to envy my wife's being able to stay home all day.
Please, O Lord please, let us trade back."
The Lord, in His infinite wisdom, replied, "My son, I feel you
have learned your lesson, and I will be happy to change things
back to the way they were.
You'll have to wait 9 months, though.
You got pregnant last night!!!"
From the mountain.