Saturday, January 24, 2009

Happy Saturday!

Words to Live By
Life is too short to wake up with regrets. So love the people who treat you right. Love the ones who don't just because you can. Believe everything happens for a reason. If you get a second chance, grab it with both hands. If it changes your life, let it. Kiss slowly. Forgive quickly. God never said life would be easy. He just promised it would be worth it.

It’s bad – but funny!

Jesus was wandering around Jerusalem when He decided that He really needed a new robe.

After looking around for a while, He saw a sign for Finkelstein, the Tailor. So, He went in and made the necessary arrangements to have Finkelstein prepare a new robe for Him. A few days later, when the robe was finished, Jesus tried it on and it was a perfect fit!

He asked how much He owed and Finkelstein brushed him off: 'No, no, no, for the Son of God ? There's no charge! However, may I ask for a small favor? Whenever you give a sermon, perhaps you could just mention that your nice new robe was made by Finkelstein, the Tailor?'

Jesus readily agreed and as promised, extolled the virtues of his Finkelstein robe whenever He spoke to the masses.

A few months later, while Jesus was again walking through Jerusalem , He happened to walk past Finkelstein's shop and noted a huge line of people waiting for Finkelstein's robes.

He pushed his way through the crowd to speak to him and as soon as Finkelstein spotted him he said: 'Jesus, Jesus, look what you've done for my business! Would you consider a partnership?'

'Certainly,' replied Jesus. 'Jesus & Finkelstein it is.'

'Oh, no, no,' said Finkelstein. 'Finkelstein & Jesus. After all, I am the craftsman.' The two of them debated this for some time.

Their discussion was long and spirited, but ultimately fruitful and they finally came up with a mutually acceptable compromise. A few days later, the new sign went up over Finkelstein's shop:


The Staley Daily said...

Stopping by from SITS, I love your words to live by! Have a great weekend!!

Sandra said...

Your posts are the Best!!! xoxo

eight helping hands said...

That cracked me up! I needed a good laugh today. Thanks!

KK said...


eight helping hands said...

I have been passing this around for hours now, and everyone is LMAO! It is wicked funny! I just had to come back and tell you that you made A LOT of people laught today!

Journey on! by Kelleye said...

Thats Good! Love it!

Paula @ Organizing Tips For Moms said...

Cute! I think I will have to use that one at my class at church. I think I've heard it before, but I am such a bad joke teller. Thanks!

Rachel Ann said...

Thanks for stopping by on my SITS day last week...I feel so loved and overwhelmed with all the comments! Sorry it's taken me so long to respond back!

SarahHub said...

I love your words to live by, and the story was pretty funny! I'll think about it next time I go shopping there!

Anonymous said...

That is hilarious! I've never heard it before and just love it. Thanks for the laugh.

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