1. Wisdom From A Laugh 145 Momentous Question For months Bill had been Lynns devoted admirer. At long last he had collected sufficient courage to ask her the momentous question. "There are quite a lot of advantages to being a bachelor," Bill began, "but there comes a time when one longs for the companionship of another being, a being who will regard one as perfect, as an idol; whom one can treat as ones absolute own; who will be kind and faithful when times are hard; who will share ones joys and sorrows." To his delight, Bill saw a sympathetic gleam in Lynns eyes. Then she nodded in agreement, "I think its a wonderful idea! Can I help you pick out a puppy?" Reflections * One’s hopes and expectations are oftennot realized. This is the way things are. Onewho sees this will have lessdisappointments.* Beware! The ego or ‘I’ or ‘self- conceit’ cancause a lot of suffering to oneself. He willhave difficulties relating to other people.
2. Wisdom From A Laugh 146BaptismA father is in church with three of his youngchildren, including his five year old daughter.As was customary, he sat in the very front row sothat the children could properly witness theservice.During this particular service, the minister wasperforming the baptism of a tiny infant. The littlefive year old girl was taken by this, observing thathe was saying something and pouring water overthe infants head.With a quizzical look on her face, the little girlturned to her father and asked: "Daddy, why ishe brainwashing that baby??"Reflections* A young person may misconstrue what asituation really means.* Wrong use of words can be quite hilarious.