Three sons left home, went out on their own and prospered.
Years later, they get back together to discuss the gifts they were able to give their elderly mother for her 90th Birthday.
The first said, “I built a big house for our mother.”
The second said, “I sent her a Mercedes with a driver.”
The third smiled and said, “I’ve got you both beat. You know how Mom enjoys the Bible, and you know she can’t see very well. I sent her a brown parrot that can recite the entire Bible. It took 20 monks in a monastery 12 years to teach him. I had to pledge to contribute $100,000.00 a year for 10 years, but it was worth it. Mom just has to name the chapter and verse, and the parrot will recite it.”
Soon thereafter, Mom sent out her letters of thanks:
“Milton,” she wrote the first son, “The house you built is so huge. I live in only one room, but I have to ...