How To Do A Prayer With Or Without The Court’s Approval.


 

This one of those true stories that will put a smile on your face.

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Reblogged From Inspire 21, Written By Unknown

“God Bless You” Speech

 

They walked in tandem, each of the ninety-three students filing into the already crowded auditorium. With rich maroon gowns flowing and the traditional caps, they looked almost as grown up as they felt.

Dads swallowed hard behind broad smiles, and moms freely brushed away tears.

This class would not pray during the commencements; not by choice, but because of a recent court ruling prohibiting it. The principal and several students were careful to stay within the guidelines allowed by the ruling.

They gave inspirational and challenging speeches, but no one mentioned divine guidance and no one asked for blessings on the graduates or their families.

The speeches were nice, but they were routine; until the final speech received a standing ovation.

A solitary student walked proudly to the microphone. He stood still and silent for just a moment, and then he delivered his speech — a resounding sneeze! The rest of the students rose immediately to their feet, and in unison they said, “God bless you.”

The audience exploded into applause. The graduating class found a unique way to invoke God’s blessing on their future — with or without the court’s approval.


2 thoughts on “How To Do A Prayer With Or Without The Court’s Approval.

  1. Sometimes I wonder if we focus too much of our attention on legalities instead of applying our common sense and good judgement to the “issues” at large. The courts will sentence a poor person unable to afford quality legal counsel to unreasonable jail sentences for minimal offenses, but will sentence wealthy white collar criminals with expensive lawyers to community service (via plea deals.)
    …and we’re worried about potential prayer dialogue at a graduation…

    Something is broken with this thinking!!

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