Monday, June 16, 2008

Has Anyone Seen My Teeth?

Todays post has been kindly authorised by Nanny who, for the prosperity and encouragement of my readers, has allowed this unfortunate story to be told.

I was woken at 6am this morning with a phone call.

Nanny, who is staying with us, has been going to work quite early each morning before sunrise, so in my half asleep state I assumed it was something to do with work. Poppa answered the phone and then a few seconds later I heard the front door open and a car take off down the street.

Nanny had forgotten her teeth!

You know that feeling you get sometimes, that you have forgotten something but you're not sure what it is? I am sure Nanny wished she listened closer to that little voice as she arrived at work and soon realised she had forgotten the plate which contained her two front teeth. A somewhat distressed Nanny promptly called Poppa and asked him to deliver her teeth as soon as possible.

When the sun finally rose and the teeth story was told there were a few chuckles around the breakfast table and everyone went about their daily tasks. But it was not Nanny who had forgotten the most important thing today.

I forgot to say Good Morning to my creator.
I neglected to thank him for the sunrise and the birds singing.
I ignored his promptings to read his word.
I was too busy to sit with him by the window.
I failed to stop and listen to him speak.
I cared not to ask him what he would like us to do today.

And for that oversight, there was something bigger missing from my day than a denture. And it wasnt put right till I called DAD to come help.

Next time you get that feeling that you have forgotten something,

Remember Him.
He is waiting.
Every Morning.

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Katie said...

mmm... good stuff! I love a good analogy-story. Thanks for the reminder.

Genny said...

Oh this is too cute!