Thursday, June 25, 2009

The Dinner Prayer--Revised

went a little something like this tonight before we dinned upon our curry rice:

LENA: Dear Heavenly Father, thank you for the food, thank you for..., no no I don't need help, ummmmm ummmm...
JEFF: Thank thee for our family
LENA: Thank you for our family
JEFF: Thank thee for our blessings
LENA: Thank you for our blessings
JEFF: Thank thee for the dogs
LENA: Thank you for the goggies
JEFF: Thank thee for the squirrels
LENA (eyes wide open brow sharply furrowed ): no, the squirrels are dumbasses!
(Cue me frantically signaling Jeff to wrap it up, while tying to determine if I should feel amused or embarrassed and ashamed)
JEFF: (head buried in his hands, wrapping up quick to salvage at least the first half of the prayer): Isaythesethingsinthenameof...



In her defense though, those squirrels are dumbasses*


Edit Rewound:
*Pardon our french, and for the record I do not in any way shape or form condone this type of language coming out of my 3-year-old's mouth. In the future, there may be soap involved. I, as a responsible adult woman, have earned this prerogative, thankyouverymuch.

1 comment:

Carolyn said...

you are an incredible blog find! such a funny and cute family...

I can't even begin to remember all my three year old's prayers I wish i had recorded. They are the besssst!
Mine likes to pray to be safe FROM the holy ghost ;)

So excited to have come across each other...here's to new blog friends!

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