Shorter Is Funnier

"My father was a Lutheran minister, and sometimes his prayers were lengthy…so the children would get restless," recalls Marian Allison of Longboat Key, Florida. "When he was visiting, I always cautioned them to be patient. At one meal, however, he shared this short prayer, and everyone found it hilarious."

There are four pieces of bread for the four of us, thank God there are no more of us. Pass the cake for Jesus' sake. Amen.