Jennifer's big formal wedding was fast approaching and she was delighted to hear that her Mom, Sheilah, emerging from a nasty divorce, had finally found the perfect mother-of-the-bride dress.
Two days later, she was shocked to learn that her new young stepmother, Fawn, had purchased the same dress.
She asked her stepmother to buy another dress since her Mom had already altered her purchase. Fawn refused.
After two more weeks of frustrated shopping, Sheila found a dress that was not as nice as the first, but would serve.
When asked by a friend what she would do with her original dress, she grinned and replied, "I'm wearing it to the rehearsal dinner!"
The PearlyGates list features material that Pastor Tim thinks is funny but would probably generate emotionally fueled feedback if sent to his other more general and family safe lists. He knows the jokes are theologically, politically, and/or socially incorrect and he’s ok with that. And yes, he would tell these jokes to his mother, his children and even his church in certain public speaking situations where he is called pastor for reasons other than the jokes he tells.