prayer in the schools
blueoval at SGI.NET
Mon Feb 5 07:55:06 MST 2001
At 02:24 AM 2/5/01 -0700, Jim wrote:
>I remember when I was in High School that my Grandmother and her friends
>(Southern Baptists all of them) would talk every so often about how they
>would like to see prayer in the schools again. One day I told them that we
>pray in school all the time. They seemed surprised at this until I said
>that we pray before every test or when we're given a particularly
>difficult homework assignment.
>They didn't like that and I was told to go outside.
>Last year I bumped into the man who was the preacher at my Grandma's
>church back in the mid 80s. After we each did the customary greetings and
>asked how the other one was doing; I couldn't help but have a bit of fun
>with him. I said "So, I hear you voted for Clinton twice." He didn't like
>that any better than what I said to him and Grandma 15 years ago.
Sometimes, Jim, it takes a little more than Divine Wisdom to make
'em see the light......
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