Tuesday, February 20, 2007

In my inbox...

*The Baptist*

Each Friday night after work, Bubba would fire up his outdoor grill and
cook a venison steak. All of Bubba's neighbors were Catholic and since
it was Lent, they were forbidden to eat meat on Friday. The delicious
aroma from the grilled venison steaks was causing such a problem for the
Catholic faithful that they finally talked to their priest. The Priest
came to visit Bubba and suggested that he become a Catholic. After
several classes and much study, Bubba attended Mass. As the priest
sprinkled holy water over him, he said, "You were born a Baptist, and
raised a Baptist, but now you are a Catholic."

Bubba's neighbors were greatly relieved, until Friday night arrived, and
the wonderful aroma of grilled venison again filled the neighborhood.
The Priest was called immediately by the neighbors and as he rushed
into Bubba's yard clutching a rosary, preparing to scold him, he stopped
and watched in amazement. There stood Bubba, clutching a small bottle
of holy water which he carefully sprinkled over the grilling meat and
chanted, "You wuz born a deer, you wuz raised a deer, but now you is a

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