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Special Needs

On Sunday morning in chapel the preacher asked the congregation “If there is anyone with ‘special needs’ who wants to be prayed over, please come forward to the front by the altar.” A number of people stood up and formed a line, including Jim Bob, who stood with the others […]

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The Wedding Dress

Fiona and Eric were due to be married in a few months, and the time had come for Fiona to look for a wedding dress. As with every young bride, she wanted to look stunning on her wedding day, and after much searching through all the bridal shops in the […]

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Annoying Habit

Margaret’s husband had an annoying habit of searching through the refrigerator for a snack, usually while she was preparing their evening meal. This used to really aggravate her, especially as she had often slaved over a hot stove for hours to prepare him a lovely meal, and she knew that […]

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Why Did You Die

When Brian was at the cemetery to put some flowers on his Grandmother’s grave, he noticed a man who appeared to be very distraught. The man was in front of a gravestone several yards away, and he was on his knees, hands tightly clasped in front of him, rocking back […]

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Medical Rounds

While making his medical rounds in a hospital in Dublin, a doctor points out an X-ray to a group of medical students. “As you can see,” the Doctor says, “this patient limps because his left fibula and tibia are radically arched”. The Doctor says to one of the students, “Murphy, […]

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Novice Nuns

Four novice nuns were getting ready to take their vows in the convent. They were all dressed in their white gowns, and as they came into the chapel with the Mother Superior, they were all ready to undergo the ceremony to marry them to Jesus, to make them “Brides of […]

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The Mirror

Having lived in the remote countryside of Ireland all his life, Murphy decided that the time had come to visit the fair city of Dublin. While there he marvelled at the towering buildings, the crowds of people, and the fancy goods that were to be found in the many shops […]

Cute Little Vase

Arthur goes to his new girlfriend’s house for the first time and she shows him into the living room. She excuses herself to go to the kitchen to make them some drinks, and as he’s standing there alone, looking around the room (as you do), he notices a cute little […]

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First Football Game

Daryl had some friends over from Europe, and as a treat he got tickets so that they could go to their  first American Football game. He had managed to get really good seats, close to the 50 yard line and right above the home team’s dugout. At the end of […]

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Elephant Council

A meeting of the Elephant Council was convened, and herds of elephants from all over Africa slowly made their way to the meeting This naturally took a fair amount of time, as the meeting was held in the middle of the jungle, and elephants are not generally the fastest beasts […]