I heard about this elderly woman who attended a church service one Sunday morning. On getting to the Church, one of the ushers came to her excitedly, and led her to a seat not very far from the front row. The following conversation later ensued between the usher and the elderly woman.

Usher: This is a very good place mam; I believe you’ll like it. Please do enjoy the service!

Elderly woman: (Unimpressed) Excuse me my daughter, but I don’t like this place! I want to sit in the front row, beside the pastor.

Usher: (Laughing) But, Mam that is not possible! The front row is specifically reserved for the Pastor, his family, and certain elders of the church. Not for people like you!

Elderly woman: Miss Usher, do you by any chance, know who I am?

Usher: No mam; I don’t!

Elderly woman: Well, I am the Pastor’s mother; a very senior member of his family!

Usher: (Now very fidgety) Mam, do you by any chance know who I am?

Elderly woman: No, I don’t. And I don’t think I have seen you before either!

Usher: (Elated) Thank God for that! (Then she took to her heals, and disappeared from the vicinity).

Did I hear you say why? Well, your Guess is as good as mine!

*Attention please: This joke is only meant to brighten your day; it has nothing to do with religion. Thank you.

Dr Adedayo Stoney Adegbulu is the author of About God! Undeniable Facts & Testimonies


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