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Morris was passing a small courtyard and heard voices…

Monday, September 11th, 2006
Morris was passing a small courtyard and heard voices murmuring.He went in and saw an altar with a large zero in the middle anda banner that said ‘N I L’. White-robed people were kneeling before the altar chanting hymnsto The Great Nullity ,The Blessed Emptiness, and The Big Zero inthe Sky. Morris turned to a white-robed observer beside him and wispered,…. …… “Is Nothing Sacred?”

Cowboy Joe was telling his fellow cowboys back on the ranch…

Monday, September 11th, 2006
Cowboy Joe was telling his fellow cowboys back on the ranch about his first visit to a big-city church. “When I got there, they had me park my old truck in the corral,” Joe began. “You mean the parking lot,” interrupted Charlie, a more worldly fellow. “I walked up the trail to the door,” Joe continued. “The sidewalk to the door,” Charlie corrected him. “Inside the door, I was met by this dude,” Joe went on. “That would be the usher,” Charlie explained. “Well, the usher led me down the chute,” Joe said. “You mean the aisle,” Charlie said. “Then, he led me to a stall and told me to sit there,” Joe continued. “Pew,” Charlie retorted. “Yeah,” recalled Joe. “That’s what that pretty lady said when I sat down beside her.”

At the first session of a conversion class…

Monday, September 11th, 2006
At the first session of a conversion class theminister conducting the class asked, “What mustwe do before we can expect forgiveness from sin?” After a long silence, one of the men in attendanceraised his hand and said: “Sin?”

Knowing that the minister was very fond of cherry brandy…

Monday, September 11th, 2006
Knowing that the minister was very fond of cherry brandy, one of the church elders offered to present him with a bottle on one consideration – that the pastor acknowledge receipt of the gift in the church paper. “Gladly,” responded the good man. When the church magazine came out a few days later, the elder turned at once to the “appreciation” column. There he read: “The minister extends his thanks to Elder Brown for his gift of fruit and for the spirit in which it was given.”

How can I believe in God when just last week…

Monday, September 11th, 2006
“How can I believe in God when just last week I gotmy tongue caught in the roller of an electric typewriter?” by Woody Allen.