One day a lady was walking to the grocery store. She passed the pet shop as she did everyday, but today there was a cage outside with a beautiful bird inside. She had to stop! As she went closer and peered into the cage, the bird sqwalked loudly and said, ” You’re ugly!”. The woman was mortified and continued on to the grocery store. She thought to herself, ” What a rude bird. I wonder who taught it to say THAT!”.
The following day she passed again but the bird was quiet. She went closer again to admire his beautiful feathers. Again, the bird sqwalked loudy and said, “You’re ugly!”. As she looked up to walk away she saw people laughing and became angry. The woman went into the store and demanded to speak to the manager. When the manager came to her, she told him what the bird had done each time she stopped to look. The manager apologized saying, “I’m so sorry Ma’am , I’ll have a talk with him”.
The woman left, thinking to herself, ” Alot of good that will do. Talk to him. Sure.” The next day the woman passed the store and the bird was quiet. She went closer and the bird just looked at her. She was amazed. Then the bird sqwalked and said, “You know!”
One day a Doctor, nurse and an insurance agent were driving to the office and got into a horrible crash. They were all killed instantly . The doctor found himself at a beautiful door. So he knocked. Saint Peter was there and said, Good morning young man, what makes you feel you deserve a place here in Heaven? The man said, ” Is that where we are? Well, I guess I deserve a place here because I have been a good Doctor for fifty years. I treated my patients well and even if they weren’t able to pay, I still gave them the best care and free medicine. I did a lot with the money I did get. I helped the church and homeless shelters and did many things in the community to make the community a better place for all. St. Peter said, “Okay Doc, you can come in”.
Next, the nurse arrived. She knocked on the door and St. Peter said, ” Good morning young lady. What makes you think you deserve a place here in heaven? “. The nurse replied, ” Well, I worked with a Doctor who was just like me. He was very kind, as was I. I treated all my patients with respect and dignity, I comforted them and held their hands and cried with them when they were sad. I visited them when they were ill and brought them food. I think i made their world a bit brighter”. St. Peter said, ” Okay dear, you may come in” and the nurse entered.
Next, a tall gentleman with a clipboard , dressed in a suit, came to the door and knocked. St. Peter opened the door and said, ” Good morning Sir. What makes you think you deserve a place here ?”. The man , smiling, replied, ” Do you see those two fine folks you just let in? Well, I’m the one who makes sure they get paid.” St. Peter smiled, and said, “Okay Sir, you may come in but you can only stay three days.”