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Dick, & Barb Cain

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12-22-2009 05:43 PM

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Priceless, but one can always say too much.

There was a man who worked for the Post Office whose job was to process all the mail that had illegible addresses.

One day, a letter came addressed in a shaky handwriting to God with no actual address. He thought he should open it to see what it was about.
The letter read:

Dear God,

I am an 83 year old widow, living on a very small pension.

Yesterday someone stole my purse. It had $100 in it, which was all the money I had until my next pension payment.

Next Sunday is Christmas, and I had invited two of my friends over for dinner. Without that money, I have nothing to buy food with, have no family to turn to, and you are my only hope… Can you please help me?

Sincerely, Edna

The postal worker was touched. He showed the letter to all the other workers. Each one dug into his or her wallet and came up with a few dollars.

By the time he made the rounds, he had collected $96, which they put into an envelope and sent to the woman.

The rest of the day, all the workers felt a warm glow thinking of Edna and the dinner she would be able to share with her friends.

Christmas came and went.

A few days later, another letter came from the same old lady to God.

All the workers gathered around while the letter was opened.

It read:
Dear God,

How can I ever thank you enough for what you did for me?

Because of your gift of love, I was able to fix a glorious dinner for my friends. We had a very nice day and I told my friends of your wonderful gift.

By the way, there was $4 missing. I think it might have been those bastards at the post office.

Sincerely, Edna

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN.

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#1 posted 12-22-2009 05:47 PM

this is cute !
and a Merry Christmas to you and your too !

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#2 posted 12-22-2009 06:56 PM


-- Safety first because someone needs you.

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#3 posted 12-22-2009 07:06 PM

That’s FUNNY!

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#4 posted 12-22-2009 07:10 PM

My dad just called, and I read this to him over the phone. He wants me to forward it to him so he can tell my mom. A winner!

-- "A man may conduct himself well in both adversity and good fortune, but if you want to test his character, give him power." - Abraham Lincoln

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#5 posted 12-22-2009 07:19 PM

That’s what you get for being nice, what do they say about, no good deed will go unpunished!

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#6 posted 12-22-2009 07:47 PM

(LOL) Good one.Thanks for the laugh.

-- Dustygirl..Hastings,Ontario.. How much wood can 1 gal chuck if 1 gal can't cut wood?

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#7 posted 12-22-2009 08:39 PM

ROTFLMAO…............................a great one. My wife is LHAO too…......................LOL

-- Jerry--A man can never have enough tools or clamps

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#8 posted 12-22-2009 10:31 PM

This is pretty good. I enjoyed reading this. Thanks Dick and Barb.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#9 posted 12-22-2009 10:56 PM

Good one.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#10 posted 12-22-2009 11:23 PM

Very funny

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#11 posted 12-23-2009 12:02 AM

Too Funny! I needed that.

-- Paul, North Dakota, USAF Ret.

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#12 posted 12-23-2009 05:10 AM

Everyone give their mail person a big hug, they deserve it.

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN.

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#13 posted 12-23-2009 04:54 PM

Like this Dick. I forwarded it around. The first thing that came to mind was Mikes comment about “no good deed shall go unpunished”

-- Jim, Anchorage Alaska

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#14 posted 12-23-2009 05:49 PM

Thanks Jim

I got this from an email I received the other day.

I laughed so hard, I thought, this would be a good one to share with LJs.

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN.

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#15 posted 12-23-2009 06:59 PM

Thanks for sharing.

-- “If someone feels that they had never made a mistake in their life, then it means they have never tried a new thing in their life”.-Albert Einstein

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