Flashback Friday: How do you liiiiive!!?

This is one of my favorite stories ever.


First Grade Sunday School


The kids got out of Sing Time a bit early, so we’re sitting around the table catching up. They seem just as happy to see me again as I am happy to be with them again, which is nice. As we’re chatting, one of them pipes up: “Are you in college?”

“No, I’ve finished college.”

“Oh, then you’re married.”

Grin. “No. I’m not married.”

Now everyone is enticed by their own intrigue into the conversation. There are many guesses at my age, and someone asks, “Are you in high school?”

Chuckle. “No.”

And again, “Are you in college?”


With my help, they finally guess my age with proud smiles and are now willing to believe I am indeed old enough to have finished college. The girl sitting next to me is catching up. “Wait, you’re not married?”


“Do you have a boyfriend?”


“HOW DO YOU LIVE!?” Eyes wide and arms stretched out toward the sky in desperation.

Now I can’t help myself. That’s the funniest thing I’ve heard all week! With smiling eyes I laugh heartily as I look at her and reply… Read more.

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