[StBernard] TWO BAD BOYS

Westley Annis Westley at da-parish.com
Fri Jul 24 23:49:47 EDT 2009

Two little boys, ages 8 and 10, were excessively mischievous. They were
always getting into trouble and their parents knew all about it. If any
mischief occurred in their town, the two boys were probably involved. The
boys' mother heard that a preacher in town had been successful in
disciplining children, so she asked if he would speak with her boys.

The preacher agreed, but he asked to see them individually. So the mother
sent the 8 year old first in the morning, with the older boy to see the
preacher in the afternoon.

The preacher, a huge man with a booming voice, sat the younger boy down and
asked him sternly, 'Do you know where God is, son?'

The boy's mouth dropped open, but he made no response, sitting there
wide-eyed with his mouth hanging open.

So the preacher repeated the question in an even sterner tone, 'Where is

Again, the boy made no attempt to answer.

The preacher raised his voice even more and shook his finger in the boy's
face and bellowed, 'Where is God?'

The boy screamed and bolted from the room, ran directly home and dove into
his closet, slamming the door behind him. When his older brother found him
in the closet, he asked, 'What happened?'

The younger brother, gasping for breath, replied, 'We are in BIG trouble
this time,' 'GOD is missing, and they think we did it.'


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