I am taking my mom out to the bank. I am pushing Frodo's stroller. Mom is on a cane, and on my arm. She took an Extra Strength Acetaminophen before we left for the bank..( NOTE: I try to get her to take a lengthy walk at least once a week. She has arthritis in the knees, but she is also diabetic, so walking to keep circulation up is very important- besides she doesn't have a debit care, and so she has to actually go to her branch to take out grocery money.- but I digress)
Any way here we are mother, daughter and grandson. We meet one of mom's many "paesan" (distant cousin, from the same village, less than friend more than acquaintances,
Friend: L. how are you? Haven't seen you in a while. How have you been doing?
Mom: Well, you know, how it goes, as we get older everything starts to go south. I'm doing Okay, at least I would if my knees didn't hurt so much.
Friend: I know what you mean, but you know, I find that around here everyone's knees are bad. Everyone has trouble with their knees. I wonder why that is?\
Puff: Every Catholic's knees are horrible, because we bend them every time we hear the Lord's name. And man do we hear the Lord's name used alot around here.
Just then a man comes out of the nearby restaurant/pub cursing the Lord.
Friend: I thought you were joking, but you know I think you may be on to something.
Scripture to keep in mind
Six things there are, which the Lord hateth, and the seventh his soul detesteth:  Haughty eyes, a lying tongue, hands that shed innocent blood,  A heart that deviseth wicked plots, feet that are swift to run into mischief, A deceitful witness that uttereth lies, and him that soweth discord among brethren.  My son, keep the commandments of thy father, and forsake not the law of thy mother. ***Cf:Douay-Rheims Proverbs 6: 16-20
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