What a simple difference...

Written on 8:44 PM by Pastor Coon

Have you read this story?  It is too true and so sad...

I recently asked my friends' little girl what she wanted to be when she grows up. She said she wanted to be President some day. Both of her parents, liberal Democrats, were standing there, so I asked her, "If you were President what would be the first thing you would do?"

She replied, "I'd give food and houses to all the homeless people." Her parents beamed.

"Wow...what a worthy goal." I told her, "But you don't have to wait until you're President to do that. You can come over to my house and mow the lawn, pull weeds, and rake my yard, and I'll pay you $50. Then I'll take you over to the grocery store where the homeless guys hang out, and you can give them the $50 to use toward food and a new house."

She thought that over for a few seconds, then she looked me straight in the eye and asked, "Why don't the homeless guys come over and do the work, and you can just pay them the $50?"

I shook her hand and said, "Welcome to the Republican Party."
...Her parents still aren't speaking to me.

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  1. Heather |


  2. Grammy Blick |

    Too true to really be funny. I read a similar parable about a liberal college student, when confronted by her father's suggestion she share her grades with someone who failed, so both could go forward, came to understand what he meant. Excellent lessons.


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