Can You Spare Some Brimstone?
I asked my pastor, “If I don’t quit smoking, will I go to hell?”
“No,” he said. “You’ll just smell like it.”
Carolyn Owens, Minneapolis, Minnesota
She's only in her 40s, but my friend Mary has bounced back from cancer, heart problems, even a stroke. Through it all, she and her husband, Mark, have kept their sense of humor. One day she said, "You know what kills me ... ?"
Smiling, Mark teased, "Apparently nothing."