Karinann to join a Patronage Meme.
The idea is to imagine that I have died and gone to Heaven and somehow the wise people in the Vatican have decided to nominate me a Saint.
If that were to happen … which Patron Saint would I be?
Ha … the very idea! Me … a Saint!!!
The very thought of it is making Jesus laugh out loud right now and St Peter is rolling on the floor with tears of merriment in his eyes whilst St Thomas is telling everyone “I don’t believe it!”
You know … if I’m ever to be a Patron of anything, whether in Sainthood or in lowly life here on earth, I think it should be “Patron of Laughter”.
Because laughter is important in this life. It’s good for you you know!
Laughter releases dolphins within you which move around and tickle you from the inside.
If there was more laughter on earth … really loud and hearty laughter … the sort of laughter that makes you have tears of joy in your eyes and the need for a change of underwear … well, the world would be a better place for it.
And we’d have extra laundry too!
So there you have it. Patron of Laughter.
Because God created laughter you know. At least I hope He has … otherwise I’m in dead trouble.
On a serious note though … this Meme is good because it makes us think of who we are here on earth and how far short we fall when compared to the Saints in Heaven.
Try this little exercise. Pick a Saint. Any Saint … Peter, Paul, Therese of Avila, Charbel or whoever you wish.
Now compare how they lived here on earth to the way we do!
See what I mean?
That’s why I say I’m no Saint, and not likely to be either. But I try …
Now enjoy this video.