December 7

During a primary program, the Sunbeams stood up to say their parts, which included reciting the lyrics from the song, “I Love to See the Temple.” One little girl noticed an elderly gentleman on the front row who had his eyes closed and head bowed, and she concluded that he was sleeping. Leaning toward the microphone, she yelled, “To listen and to pray!” (Mormon Mishaps and Mischief, by D.N. Giles and C.L. Beck, p. 9)

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While getting ready for bed, a four-year-old said to her mother, “It is funny–every time I put my pajamas on, it gets dark outside.” (Stories and Jokes of Mormon Folks, compiled by Bruce E. Dana, p. 43)

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You have probably read the Book of Mormon if:

You know that the House of Israel isn’t a building.

All four of your sons were given prophets’ names that end with “I.”

When someone refers to the great and spacious building, you know they’re not talking about the mall. (Latter-day Saint Wit and Wisdom, by David J. Brown, p. 55)

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A young girl’s father had been in the hospital for a serious operation, and for several days he could not receive visitors. Still in pretty bad shape, he was finally allowed a visit from his family. His young daughter was upset by her father’s condition.

“But, Daddy, you look awful! Didn’t you get my get-well card?” (Best-Loved Humor of the LDS People, p. 85)

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J. Golden Kimball stood in General Conference and said, “I would never have the courage to stand before this great congregation in this historic building without being under the influence . . . of the Holy Ghost of course!” (The J. Golden Kimball Stories, by Eric A. Eliason, p. 78)

   Mormon Life,   p. 36