[Gatesedge] A Wish

Carolyn Young Carolyn.Young at goodmanmfg.com
Mon Aug 6 09:57:04 PDT 2001


A man walking along a California beach was deep in prayer.  All of a
sudden, he said out loud, "Lord grant me one wish."

Suddenly the sky clouded above his head and in a booming voice the Lord
said, "Because you have TRIED to be faithful to me in all ways, I will grant
you one wish."

The man said, "Build a bridge to Hawaii, so I can drive over anytime I

The Lord said, "Your request is very materialistic. Think of the
enormous challenges for that kind of undertaking.  The supports required
to reach the bottom of the Pacific!  The concrete and steel it would take! I
can do it, but it is hard for me to justify your desire for worldly things.
Take a little more time and think of another wish, a wish you think would
honor and glorify me."

The man thought about it for a long time. Finally he said, "Lord, I wish
that I could understand women. I want to know how they feel inside, what
they are thinking when they give me the silent treatment, why they cry,
what they mean when they say 'nothing,' and how I can make a woman truly

The Lord replied, "You want two lanes or four on that bridge?"

Caitlin    or
Carolyn Young
MIS Department
Goodman Mfg.
713.861.2500  ext 425

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