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04-19-2003, 12:18
In his Sunday sermon, the minister used "Forgive Your Enemies" as his
subject. After the sermon, he asked how many were willing to forgive their
enemies. About half held up their hands.
Not satisfied, he harangued the
congregation for another twenty minutes and repeated his question. This
received a response of eighty percent.
Still unsatisfied, he lectured for
fifteen more minutes and repeated his question. All responded except one
elderly lady in the rear.
"Mrs. Jones, are you not willing to forgive your
enemies?" "I don't have any."
"Mrs. Jones, that is very unusual. How old are
"Mrs. Jones, please come down in front and tell the
congregation how a lady can live to be ninety-six and not have an enemy in the
The old lady teetered down the aisle, slowly turned to face the
congregation and blurted out,
"I outlived the SOB's