Bad Dog Needs Rotten Home



Added on: 1st May 2015


A mom was concerned about her

kindergarten son walking to school.

He didn't want his mother to walk with him.


She wanted to give him the feeling

that he had some independence

but yet know that he was safe so

she had an idea of how to handle it.


She asked a neighbour, Mrs. Goodnest,

if she would please follow him to

school in the mornings,

staying at a distance,

so he probably wouldn't notice her.


Mrs. Goodnest said that since she

was up early with her toddler anyway,

it would be a good way for them

to get some exercise as well, so she agreed.


The next school day,

Mrs. Goodnest and her little girl, Marcy,

set out following behind Timmy as he

walked to school with another

neighbourhood boy he knew.


She did this for the whole week.


As the boys walked to school on Friday

chatting and kicking stones and twigs,

Timmy's little friend noticed the same lady

was following them as she seemed to

do every day all week.


Finally he said to Timmy,

"Have you noticed that lady following

us to school all week?

Do you know her?"


Timmy nonchalantly replied,

"Yeah, I know who she is."


The friend said, "Well, who is she?"


"That's just Shirley Goodnest"

Timmy replied,

"and her daughter Marcy."


"Shirley Goodnest? Who the heck

is she and why is she following us?"


"Well," Timmy explained,

"every night my Mom makes me say the

23rd Psalm with my prayers,

'cuz she worries about me so much...

and in the Psalm, it says...


'Shirley Goodnest and Marcy shall follow

me all the days of my life.'


So I guess I'll just have to get used to it!"                                      walking animations   walking animations


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