A Super Senior Saint by Jerry Watts

A Super Senior Saint
Jerry Watts
Joshua 14:6-15

In Pensacola, we had about 60-80 senior gather once every month for food and fun. One of the programs featured a local TV celebrity and her 'partners in business.' They were opening a new 'facility' in town targeting Seniors and wanted our group to know about it. The business included, independent living houses to assisted living apartments to skilled nursing room to doctor care wings - and THEN - it even was developing a cemetery in the back of the property. To a young person like me this sounded pretty good so I ask one of my older friends what he thought about it. With a wry smile he said, ''Jerry, I don't think I want to get in that line.''

A waiter observed an elderly couple eating in his restaurant. It seemed as if the man was the only one eating. First his appetizer, then his main, and then finally his dessert. All the while with his wife just looking on, not even touching her food. Confused, I approached the woman and asked if there was anything I could get for her. ''No thank you,'' came her answer, ''it's his turn for the teeth.''

A pastor-friend of mind tells a story about a couple who had been married from MANY years. David and Wanda were at the beach one day. She said to him, ''Let's go shopping.'' He said, ''What do you want to buy?'' Wanda said, ''I don't know.'' David said, ''Why would you want to leave the beach to go shopping when you don't know what you are shopping for? How would you know when you found it?'' Wanda said, ''That's your problem, David. Everything has to make sense to you!''

So there was this Sr Adult female business executive who was late for a meeting. She is going 65 on a street where the speed limit is 40. A cop pulls her over and says ''ma'am, can I please see your license?'' She says ''I'm sorry, officer, but I got it revoked two years ago for drunk driving.'' His brow furrows and he straightens up. ''Well, can I please see the registration of your car?'' She say ...


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