Through a scheduling mix-up, a man and a woman who had never met before found themselves in the same sleeping-carriage of a train. It’s late, the train is full, and everyone else is already asleep. After the initial embarrassment, they both manage to get to sleep; the woman on the top bunk, the man on the lower.
In the middle of the night the woman leans over and says, "I’m sorry to bother you, but I’m awfully cold, and I was wondering if you could possibly pass me another blanket."
The man leans out and, with a glint in his eye, says, "I’ve got a better idea ... let’s pretend we’re married."
"Why not," giggles the woman.
"Good," he replies. "Get your own blanket."
From a sermon by Steve Shepherd, "Chosen And Serving" 8/1/2008
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