Some Lighter Fare of Soul Food for Friday Aug 22nd 2014

Happy Soul Food Friday!

This week:

  • Forrest Gump Stumps St. Peter
  • Lala the Penguin Goes Shopping
  • Cu Cu Cuddlies Too Cute Not to Share

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Forrest Gump’s entry into Heaven…….

The day finally arrived. Forrest Gump dies and goes to Heaven.

He is at the Pearly Gates, met by St. Peter himself.  However, the gates are closed, and Forrest approaches the gatekeeper.

Peter said, ‘Well, Forrest, it is certainly good to see you. We have heard a lot about you. I must tell you, though, that the place is filling up fast, and we have been administering an entrance examination for everyone. The test is short, but you have to pass it before you can get into Heaven.’

Forrest responds, ‘It sure is good to be here, St. Peter, sir. But nobody ever told me about any entrance exam. I sure hope the test ain’t too hard. Life was a big enough test as it was.’

St. Peter continued, ‘Yes, I know, Forrest, but the test is only three questions.

First:

What two days of the week begin, with the letter T?

Second:

How many seconds are there in a year?

Third:

What is God’s first name?

Forrest leaves to think the questions over. He returns the next day and sees St. Peter, who waves him up, and says, ‘Now that you have had a chance to think the questions over, tell me your answers.’

Forrest replied, ‘Well, the first one — which two days in the week begins with the letter ‘T’? Shucks, that one is easy. That would be Today and Tomorrow.’

The Saint’s eyes opened wide and he exclaimed, ‘Forrest, that is not what I was thinking, but you do have a point, and I guess I did not specify, so I will give you credit for that answer. How about the next one?’ asked St. Peter.

‘How many seconds in a year?

Now that one is harder,’ replied Forrest, ‘but I thunk and thunk about that, and I guess the only answer can be twelve.’

Astounded, St. Peter said, ‘Twelve? Twelve? Forrest, how in Heaven’s name could you come up with twelve seconds in a year ?

Forrest replied, ‘Shucks, there’s got to be twelve:

January 2nd, February 2nd, March 2nd… ‘

‘Hold it, interrupts St. Peter. ‘I see where you are going with this, and I see your point, though that was not quite what I had in mind… but I will have to give you credit for that one, too. Let us go on with the third and final question.

Can you tell me God’s first name’?

‘Sure,’ Forrest replied, it’s Andy.’

‘Andy?’

exclaimed an exasperated and frustrated St Peter. Ok, I can understand how you came up with your answers to my first two questions, but just how in the world did you come up with the name Andy as the first name of God?’

You are going to love this ….

‘Shucks, that was the easiest one of all,’ Forrest replied. ‘I learnt it from the song,

ANDY WALKS WITH ME,

ANDY TALKS WITH ME,

ANDY TELLS ME I AM HIS OWN.’

St. Peter opened the Pearly Gates, and said: ‘Run, Forrest, run.’

Lord,

Give me a sense of humor,
Give me the ability to understand a clean joke,
To get some humor out of life.

runforrest lieutenantdan destinyforrest

 

Lala:

This 10-year-old King Penguin was rescued from a fisherman’s line and refused to leave after he was healed. He was adopted by a family in a small town in Japan and became a beloved pet who has his own personal air-conditioned cold room. Lala is so smart – he walks to the fish store with his little backpack to shop for fresh fish every day. You are gonna love this little video!

http://www.flixxy.com/pet-penguin-goes-shopping.htm

Finally, too cute not to share…

TooCuteNottoShare

Thanks this week all the pets that warm our hearts and hearths and the people who are kind to them.

Thanks Larry H for all this week’s submissions.

If only I could be the person my dog things I am…

Pay it forward!

Love,

Neville

“We tend to forget that happiness doesn’t come as a result of getting
something we don’t have, 
but rather of recognizing and appreciating what we do have.” — Frederick Koenig

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