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Subject: Fw: Ice Cream for the Soul


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> > > > >> >> Ice Cream for the Soul:  author unknown
> > > > >> >>
> > > > >> >> Last week I took my children to a restaurant.
> > > > My six-year-old son
> > > > >> >> asked if he could say grace. As we bowed our
> > > > heads he said, "God is
> > > > >
> > > > >good.
> > > > >> >> God is great. Thank you for the food, and I
> > > > would even thank you
> > > > >more
> > > > >> >> if Mom gets us ice cream for dessert. And
> > > > Liberty and justice for
> > > > >all!
> > > > >> >> Amen!"  Along with the laughter from the other
> > > > customers nearby I
> > > > >heard
> > > > >> >> a woman remark, "That's what's wrong with this
> > > > country. Kids today
> > > > >> >> don't even know how to pray.   Asking God for
> > > > ice-cream! Why, I
> > > > >never!"
> > > > >> >>
> > > > >> >> Hearing this, my son burst into tears and
> > > > asked me, "Did I do it
> > > > >wrong?
> > > > >> >> Is God mad at me?" As I held him and assured
> > > > him that he had done a
> > > > >
> > > > >> >> terrific job and God was certainly not mad at
> > > > him, an elderly
> > > > >gentleman
> > > > >> >> approached the table. He winked at my son and
> > > > said, "I happen to
> > > > >know
> > > > >> >> that God thought that was a great prayer."
> > > > "Really?" my son asked.
> > > > >
> > > > >> >> "Cross my heart," the man replied. Then in
> > > > theatrical whisper he
> > > > >added
> > > > >> >> (indicating the woman whose remark had started
> > > > this whole thing),
> > > > >> >> "Too bad she never asks God for ice cream. A
> > > > little ice cream is
> > > > >good
> > > > >> >> for the soul sometimes."
> > > > >> >>
> > > > >> >> Naturally, I bought my kid's ice cream at the
> > > > end of the meal.  My
> > > > >> >> son stared at his for a moment and then did
> > > > something I will
> > > > >remember
> > > > >> >> the rest of my life.  He picked up his sundae
> > > > and without a word
> > > > >walked
> > > > >> >> over and placed it in front of the woman. With
> > > > a big smile he told
> > > > >her,
> > > > >> >> "Here, this is for you. Ice cream is good for
> > > > the soul sometimes;
> > > > >and
> > > > >my
> > > > >> >> soul is good already."
> > > > >> >>
> > > > >> >> The End
> > > > >> >> I loved the story, and I hope you like it too.
> > > >  Please keep it
> > > > >moving.
> > > > >> >> God Bless.
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > >
> > > >
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