Friday, August 6, 2010

LOL ...laughing out loud

Recently I read a cute story about how you can stay married for a long time:

A small-town couple was celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary and their long, loving relationship had long been the talk of the town. For this special occasion, a local newspaper reporter paid them a visit to inquire as to the secret of their happy marriage.

 “Well,” explained the husband, “it really all goes back to our honeymoon. We visited the Grand Canyon and took a trip down to the bottom of the canyon by pack mule. We hadn’t gone too far when my wife’s mule stumbled. My wife quietly said ‘That’s once.’ We proceeded a little farther when the mule stumbled again. Once more my wife quietly spoke: ‘That’s twice.’ We hadn’t gone a half-mile when the mule stumbled a third time. My wife promptly removed a revolver from her purse, hopped down off the beast, and shot the mule dead. I began to protest over her treatment of the mule when she looked at me and quietly said, ‘That’s once.”’

It's been said that children laugh 300 to 400 times a day while adults laugh only a mere 15! Believe it or not, experts say that laughing aids digestion, lowers blood pressure, reduces stress hormones, increases muscle flexion, boosts the immune system, heals broken relationships and produces a general sense of well-being!

I hope that this story of how to maintain your marriage gave you a little chuckle in your belly today. Truly it is good to laugh and for some of us - it has been awhile since we have done that.

Proverbs 17:22 A merry heart doeth good like a medicine: but a broken spirit drieth the bones.


Missie said...

Lol! Thats great!

Karen said...

Ha Ha...very cute!

Denise said...

Thanks for the laugh, lol