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Tourists Prayer (funny) - The Authors' Billboard
Sharing a tourist prayer with those of you who are planing your next vacation: Heavenly Father, look down on us your humble obedient tourist servants, who are doomed to travel this earth, taking photographs, mailing postcards, buying souvenirs and walking around in drip-dry underwear. Give us this day divine guidance in the selection of our hotels, that we may find our reservations honored, our rooms made, and hot water running in the faucets. We pray that the phones work and that the receptionists speak our tongue. Lead us, dear Lord, to good, inexpensive restaurants where the food is superb, the waiters friendly and the wine included in the price. Give us the wisdom to tip correctly in currencies we do not understand. Forgive us for undertipping out of ignorance or overtipping out of fear. Make the natives love us for what we are and nor what we can contribute to their worldly goods. Grant us the strength to visit the museums, the cathedrals , the palaces and castles listed as ‘musts’ in the guidebooks. And if perchance we skip a historic monument to take a nap after lunch, have mercy on us for our flesh is week. For Husbands Only Continue Reading →