After creating heaven and earth, God created Adam and Eve. And the first
thing he said was," Don't."
"Don't what ?" Adam replied.
"Don't eat the forbidden fruit." God said.
"Forbidden fruit? We have forbidden fruit? Hey, Eve ... we have
forbidden fruit !"
"No way !"
"Yes, way !"
"Do NOT eat the fruit !" said God.
"Because I am your Father and I said so !" God replied, (wondering why
he hadn't stopped creation after making the elephants). A few minutes
later, God saw His children having an apple break and was He ticked!
"Didn't I tell you not to eat the fruit ?" God, as our first
"Uh huh," Adam replied.
"Then why did you?" said the Father.
"I don't know," said Eve.
"She started it !" Adam said,
"Did not !"
"Did too !"
"DID NOT !"
Having had it with the two of them, God's punishment was that Adam and
Eve should have children of their own. Thus, the pattern was set and it
has never changed!
But there is reassurance in this story. If you have persistently and
lovingly tried to give children wisdom and they haven't taken it, don't
be hard on yourself.
If God had trouble raising children, what makes you think it would be a
piece of cake for you?
Advice for the day: If you have a lot of tension and you get a headache,
do what it says on the aspirin bottle: "Take two Aspirin" and "Keep away
A FEW ADDITIONAL THOUGHTS!
CHILDREN: You spend the first 2 years of their life teaching them to
walk and talk. Then you spend the next 16 telling them to sit down and
Grandchildren are God's reward for not killing your children.
Mothers of teens know why some animals eat their young.
Children seldom misquote you. In fact, they usually repeat word for word
what you shouldn't have said.
The main purpose of holding children's parties is to remind yourself
that there are children more awful than your own.
We childproofed our home 3 years ago and they're still getting in.
Be nice to your kids. They'll choose your nursing home.
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