Saturday, February 15, 2014

Sage Advice

The "guru" sent this to me this morning:

In a convent in Ireland, the 98-year-old Mother Superior lay dying. The nuns gathered around her bed trying to make her last journey comfortable. They tried giving her warm milk to drink but she refused it.

One of the nuns took the glass back to the kitchen. Then, remembering a bottle of Irish Whiskey that had been received as a gift the previous Christmas, she opened it and poured a generous amount into the warm milk.

Back at Mother Superior's bed, they held the glass to her lips. The frail nun drank a little, then a little more and before they knew it, she had finished the whole glass down to the last drop.

As her eyes brightened, the nuns thought it would be a good opportunity to have one last talk with their spiritual leader. "Mother," the nuns asked earnestly, "Please give us some of your wisdom before you leave us."
She raised herself up in bed on one elbow, looked at them and said:



Chickenmom said...

Good one!!

Kev Alviti said...

Like it!

Gorges Smythe said...

I thought some of my readers would enjoy that!

Keith H. Burgess said...

Good one mate :) I shared that on Facebook.
Regards, Keith.

Gorges Smythe said...

Glad you liked it, Keith! lol

Bob Shannon said...

That was funny! I shared that to my Facebook page if you don't mind.

Gorges Smythe said...

I did the same thing, Bob! lol

Scooney Adrift said...

It made my Sunday morning! I can still picture it.

Gorges Smythe said...

Ya gotta admit, Scooney, it WAS sage advice!