My children are older and the opportunity to enjoy them for long stretches of time is shrinking. I’d love to say that when we are together, it’s always joy and laughter but that would be a lie. Sometimes we fuss and squander the time we have.
But not yesterday. I went out for coffee with my ministry-minded OS Aaron. Armed with a travel Scrabble board, we entered into a spirited game of words. Two pretty girls were nearby and while I had a good advantage over my opponent, I also eavesdropped on a nearby conversation. Upon learning that these girls loved Jesus, I leaned over to them and I guess you could say I seized the opportunity.
“Um, excuse me, girls but I was just wondering if either one of you would be interested in marrying my son? I noticed that you love Jesus and so does he. What do you think?”
Sometimes you have to take advantage of the moments God gives you. Big deal, it didn’t work out, you can’t fault a mom for trying. Aaron left the coffee shop single and soundly defeated by his mom. Was it worth it? Heck yes!
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Um….did you really ask them that? hahahahaaa!!!!
Love this story! How embarrassed was he?? 🙂
He was embarrassed but good-natured! I was afraid he was going to kill me! He said he wants to go back to that coffee shop again…ALONE next time though! 😉
He was embarrassed but still smiled! And I beat him! I won’t push my luck again but he was a good sport and will be going back to that coffee shop without me! Lots of pretty girls who love Jesus there!
Love it, dude. Love it!
You’ll have to try it one of these days with Henry! Give it about 15 years! ❤
Wow. You’ve got nerve! I spent the Christmas break trying hard NOT to overstep my bounds. This ‘mom to grown ups’ is a new dance still. P,S. I’ve got a daughter who loves Jesus…
I did have nerve! I probably only get one chance per kid to do something like this! I’ll pass the info onto my son about your daughter! This might actually work out! Blessings!