A QUIET WORD Handy hints for happy life
Spray USEFUL SUGGESTIONS AND WARNINGS FROM CHILDREN
Euroa Christian Fellowship
I wrote this 10 years ago, but I want to indulge myself and repeat it simply because I enjoyed it.
The following statements have been attributed to primary school students: ● Never trust a dog to watch your food. ● When your dad is mad and asks, ‘‘Do I look stupid?’’, don’t answer. ● Never tell your mum her working. ● Stay away from prunes. ● When your mum is mad at your dad, don’t let her brush your hair. ● Don’t sneeze in front of your mum when you are eating biscuits. ● Puppies still have bad breath even after eating a Tic Tac. ● Never hold a dustbuster and a cat at the same time. ● You can’t hide broccoli in a glass of milk. ● If you want a kitten, start asking for a horse. ● Felt pens are not good to use as lipstick. ● Don’t pick on your little brother when he is holding a cricket bat. ● When you get a bad mark from school, show it to your mum when she is on the telephone. ● Never try to baptise a cat.
You may be thinking that this has little
AS WELL AS LAUGHTER BEING ONE OF THE MOST CONTAGIOUS OF ALL OUR EMOTIONS, MY BIBLE TELLS ME THAT ‘A CHEERFUL HEART IS GOOD MEDICINE’, AS WELL AS MAKING CONSTANT REFERENCES TO JOY AND HAPPINESS.
diet’s not to do with being encouraged or spiritually uplifted.
I can only respond by saying that as well as laughter being one of the most contagious of all our emotions, my Bible tells me that ‘‘a cheerful heart is good medicine’’, as well as making constant references to joy and happiness.
Through all the doom and gloom we are constantly bombarded with, we need people who bring a bit of light and joy into our lives.
So, go on, be one of them.