Genesis 2:18-24; Psalms 128:1-6; Hebrews 2:9-11; Mark 10:2-16
Christine and Alex, an Irish couple, spent a good portion of their fifty years of marriage bickering. Mostly, they squabbled over minor matters, often good-naturedly. But whenever they argued, Christine would make it a point to have the last word. And her “last word” was always the same: “Mark my words, Alex, the day will come when I’ll dance on your grave.” As it happened, Alex died first, giving Christine the opportunity to fulfill her prophecy — or so it seemed. Until the reading of Alex’s Last Will and Testament, which ended as follows: “Dear Christine, how often you used to have the last word by telling me that you would dance on my grave. Consequently, I am making this one, final request: Christine, please bury me at sea!”
Parents and grandparents are fond of prefacing words of wisdom to their children or grandchildren with, “When I was your age …” But what follows often indicates that they have forgotten that they grew up in…
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