A little girl was sitting on her grandfather's lap as he read her bedtime story. From time to time, she would take her eyes off the book and reach up to touch his wrinkled check. She was alternately stoking her own cheek, then his again. Finaly she spoke up. 'Grandpa, did God make you?'
Yes sweetheart" he answered, "God made me a long time ago.'
'Oh," she said, 'Grandpa, did God make me too?'
'Yes, indeed, honey.' he said, 'God made just a little while ago.'
Feeling their respective faces again, she observed, 'God's getting better at it, isn't he?'
A pastor tells us, 'After a worship service, a mother with a fidgety seven-year-old boy told him how she finally got her son to sit still and be quiet. About halfway through the service, she leaned over and whispered "If you don't be quiet, the pastor is going to lose his place and will have to start his sermon all over again!" It worked'.
Finding one of her students making faces at others on the playground, Ms. Smith stopped to gently reprove the child. Smiling sweetly, the Sunday School teacher said 'Bobby, when I was a child, I was told if that I made ugly faces, it would freese and I would stay like that.' Bobby look up and replied, 'Well, Ms. Smith, you can't say you weren't warned'.