Toward the end of the service, the Minister asked, “How many of you have forgiven your enemies?”

Eighty per cent of the congregation held up their hands. The Minister then repeated his question. All responded this time except one elderly lady.

“Mrs Jones, are you not  willing to forgive your


“I don’t have any,”

she replied.

“Mrs Jones, that’s very unusual. How old are you?”


“Oh, Mrs Jones. Would you please come down in front and tell us all how a person can live 98 years and not have an enemy.”

The lady tottered down the aisle, faced the congregation, and said, “I

outlived the bitches.”

— Hi Lama