[MKE - Indymedia] Fw: To Put You in the Christmas Spirit

Denny Burbeck dburbeck at 650dialup.com
Mon Dec 20 21:56:44 PST 2004


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Subject: FW: To Put You in the Christmas Spirit


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> Michael Smith
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> >< Subject: FW: To Put You in the Christmas Spirit
> >
> >
> > >
> > > > There was this fellow who worked for the Post Office whose job it was
> to
> > >
> > > >process all the mail that had illegible addresses. One day a letter
> came to
> > >
> > > >his desk, addressed in a shaky handwriting to God.
> > >
> > > > He thought, "Oh boy, better open this one and see what it's all
> about."
> > >
> > > > So he opened it and read
> > >
> > >"Dear God,
> > >
> > > > I am an 83 year old widow living on a very small pension.
> > >
> > > > Yesterday someone stole my purse. It had $100.00 in it, which was all
> the
> > >
> > > >money I had until my next pension check. Next Sunday is Christmas, and
> I
> > >
> > > >had invited two of my friends over for dinner. Without that money, I
> have
> > >
> > > >nothing to buy food with. I have no family to turn to, and you are my
> only
> > hope.
> > >
> > >Can you please help me?"
> > >
> > > > The postal worker was touched, and went around showing the letter to
> all the
> > others.
> > >
> > > > Each of them dug into his wallet and came up with a few dollars. By
> the
> > >
> > > >time he made the rounds, he had collected $96.00, which they put into
> an
> > >
> > > >envelope and sent over to her.
> > >
> > > > The rest of the day, all the workers felt the warm glow of the kind
> thing
> > they had done.
> > >
> > > > Christmas came and went. A few days later another letter came from the
> > >
> > > >old lady to God.
> > >
> > > > All the workers gathered around while the letter was opened. It read,
> > >
> > > > "Dear God,
> > >
> > > > How can I ever thank you enough for what you did for me? Because of
> your
> > >
> > > >gift of love I was able to fix a glorious dinner for my friends. We
> had a
> > >
> > > >very nice day and I told my friends of your wonderful gift.
> > >
> > > > By the way, there was $4 missing. I think it must have been those
> thieving
> > >
> > > >bastards at the Post Office."
> > >
> >
> ><
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