There are just times we need to laugh. I think more times than not, we miss out on the benefits of laughter. It just smooths the souls and lifts the spirit. Even if that laughter is just shared by oneself, it still can produce the benefits God intended. Can't you just see our Heavenly Father taking time to belly laugh?
So this week was a looooooooooonnnnnnngggggg week. You know one of those weeks that you are sure more hours were added to your day and you find yourself exhausted, either emotionally or physically. I was dragging my emotionally worn out body to the gym to release my stress while taking in good endorphins. I have been exercising to competing Olympians, which is more than enough motivation to push your limits.
On my drive to the gym, my car radio was on a talk show, which means hubby had been in the car last. Before I could change the channel, I became enticed by the story the host was sharing.
This is how he evaluates if he will continue to see a doctor or not. When visiting a new doctor, he fills out all the forms we all have to fill out. He is highly allergic to different medicines which could cause his death if administered to him. So in order to tell if the doctor is going to pay attention to his list of "allergic" medicines, he checks the box on the form that should flag the doctor's attention. When asked:
"ARE YOU OR COULD YOU BE PREGNANT?"... He checks the "yes" box in big marks!!!!!!!!
I am starting to laugh out loud in the car by myself. He goes on to express in great concern that if the doctor doesn't stop and see that something is wrong for a MAN to be checking off he is pregnant, then he refuses to use that doctor again.
I am continuing to laugh as he goes to express how he chooses his hair dresser...now I must say he pays more for his hair than I do because I have never filled out a form. He fills out the form asking him what he likes...etc and then he checks:
"Do You Want Extensions?"...He checks YES!!!
If the hair dresser doesn't notice or comment then so long new hair dresser.
Now I was just laughing, visualizing each of these (and let's be fair) in today's politically correct society, could either of these questions be addressed by either person without falling into a trap?
A PREGNANT MAN who WANTED EXTENSIONS IN HIS HAIR????
I was refraining from laughing out loud as I entered the gym. I got on my bike and pedaled as if competing in a race while watching synchronized swimming.
NOW that one got me going! I mean, come on...dancing in water.....underwater....and upside down!!!
May I just say....I came home having burned off some calories, seeing the world through new eyes, having been energized through laughter and exercise, while being inspired by anyone who can dance underwater upside down.
May your looooooooonnnnngggg daaaaaaayyyyysssss be filled with laughter as the Father reaches down to encourage you!
Share your funny from this week...I know you have one!