Thank You!

March 19, 2017

        One beautiful spring afternoon, a seven-year-old girl ran to her grandmother and asked rather grumpily, “Grandma, why do older people try to keep you from having fun?” The grandmother chuckled, “Well, it depends on how you define the word fun, but I think I have a marvelous story for you, my child. A long time ago before you were born, there was a girl who was around 16 years old. She had a friend named Lillian. One day, these two girls were talking under a humongous shade tree because it was very hot. Lillian began, ‘I’m gonna go to a party tomorrow. Wanna come with me?’ The girl answered, ‘Yeah, I would love to go, but first I have to ask my parents. Let’s go!’ And although it was a very hot day, the two raced to the girl’s house.

        “When they arrived at her home, the girl went immediately to her parents and asked if she could go to the party with Lillian. She was greatly disappointed when her parents said