Fred A. Miller fmiller at lightlink.com
Tue Jul 17 15:41:04 CDT 2012


A Holy man was having a conversation with the Lord one day and
said, 'Lord, I would like to know what Heaven and Hell are

The Lord led the holy man to two doors.
He opened one of the doors and the holy man looked in.
In the middle of the room was a large round table..
In the middle of the table was a large pot of stew,
which smelled delicious and made the holy man's mouth water.
The people sitting around the table were thin and sickly.
They appeared to be famished. They were holding spoons with
very long handles that were strapped to their arms and each
found it possible to reach into the pot of stew and take a
spoonful. But because the handle was longer than their arms, they could
not get the spoons back into their mouths.
The holy man shuddered at the sight of their misery and

The Lord said, 'You have seen Hell. They went to the next room
and opened the door. It was exactly the same as the first one.
There was the large round table with the large pot of stew
which made the holy man's mouth water. The people were
equipped with the same long-handled spoons, but
here the people were well nourished and plump, laughing and

The holy man said, 'I don't understand.
'It is simple,' said the Lord. 'It requires but one skill...
You see, they have learned to feed each other.
The greedy think only of themselves.'
When Jesus died on the cross, he was thinking of you.

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Remember that I will always share my spoon with you.

"It is shameful how few judges and politicians are hanged for treason."
~Roger Renner

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