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Biscuits, Old Farmer, Amen

Biscuits, Old Farmer, Amen

A NEW Pastor was attending a men’s breakfast in a rural area. 

She asked one of the impressive older farmers in attendance to say grace that morning.

After all, were seated, the older farmer began:

“Lord, I hate buttermilk."

The Pastor opened one eye and wondered to herself where this was going.

Then the farmer loudly proclaimed, “Lord, I hate lard.”

Now the Pastor was worried.

However without missing a beat, the farmer prayed on,

“And Lord, you know I don’t care much for raw white flour.”

Just as the Pastor was ready to stand and stop everything, the farmer continued,

“But Lord, when You mix ‘em all together and bake ‘em up, I do love fresh biscuits.

So Lord, when things come up we don’t like, when life gets hard, when we just don’t understand what You are sayin' to us, we just need to relax and wait ‘till you're done mixin’, and probably Lord, it will be somethin' even better than biscuits.

Amen."

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Comments

Almira - February 19, 2018

That is the best I loved the joke and the pray is truly priceless.

Myra - February 18, 2018

Wonderful! I must share with my friends. This is so often true and such a terrific way to say this.

Joan Juskiw Alberta Canada - February 17, 2018

Love your blog, biscuits look wonderful and taste better with your JAMS on it.

SHARON CORMIER - February 17, 2018

loved this man’s prayer..It is so true…we just need to wait on The Lord for the finished product…don’t make the mistake of stopping half way…we can really be surprised of the end results…Amen..

una - February 17, 2018

I thoroughly enjoyed your blog today especially the farmers prayer. I keep telling friends who try to hold back tears after a death in the family or friend. Dont hold back those tears soon you will see they are happy tears like the tears that start to flow when you hear a special song or hymn.

Regina C Juvet - February 17, 2018

I luv "something even better than biscuits ’’ -
maybe with your PEI jam on top of the biscuit -
keep up your wonderful blogs :o)))

C. - February 17, 2018

I really so loved teading the farmer’s prayer. Just life and all that it brings, we have to continue to stand in faith, trusting and believing God is moving on our behalf even when we can’t see or feel it. But, pray, relax and release it, and when God’s finished it will be like the farmer said "it will be somethin’ even better than biscuits. Love it!☺

Corinda Gallant - February 17, 2018

Love the quote and little joke……hope you don’t mind if I share the farmer thing with my Mom to read at Institute! I am looking forward to booking the cottage this summer….hope there are some dates left. I so enjoy the emails.

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