I SAW A SQUIRREL IN MY BACK YARD THIS MORNING, THE FIRST I HAVE SEEN THIS YEAR. I DO NOT KNOW WHERE THEY SPEND THE WINTER. SEEING THE SQUIRREL REMINDED ME OF THIS OLD JOKE

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The Presbyterian church called a meeting to decide what to do about their squirrel infestation. After much prayer and consideration, they concluded the squirrels were predestined to be there and they shouldn’t interfere with God’s divine will.

At the Baptist church the squirrels had taken an interest in the baptistery. The deacons met and decided to put a water-slide on the baptistery and let the squirrels drown themselves. The squirrels liked the slide and, unfortunately, knew instinctively how to swim so twice as many squirrels showed up the following week.

The Lutheran church decided that they were not in a position to harm any of God’s creatures. So, they humanely trapped their squirrels and set them free near the Baptist Church. Two weeks later the squirrels were back when the Baptists took down the water-slide.

But the Catholic church came up with a very creative strategy! They baptized all the squirrels and made them members of the church. Now they only see them at Christmas and Easter.

Not much was heard from the Jewish synagogue; they took the first squirrel and circumcised him. They haven’t seen a squirrel since.

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5 Responses to I SAW A SQUIRREL IN MY BACK YARD THIS MORNING, THE FIRST I HAVE SEEN THIS YEAR. I DO NOT KNOW WHERE THEY SPEND THE WINTER. SEEING THE SQUIRREL REMINDED ME OF THIS OLD JOKE

  1. Christ's Soldier and Servant says:

    That is funny!

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  2. 3names1God says:

    Thank God we can all still laugh–cute squirrel too.

  3. Gretchen Wirtz says:

    Thanks, loved it.

    On Mon, Mar 12, 2018 at 1:50 PM, ABYSSUS ABYSSUM INVOCAT / DEEP CALLS TO DEEP wrote:

    > abyssum posted: ” The Presbyterian church called a meeting to decide what > to do about their squirrel infestation. After much prayer and > consideration, they concluded the squirrels were predestined to be there > and they shouldn’t interfere with God’s divine will.” >

  4. Mary Deliduka says:

    Good one!!!

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