Tommy, A seven-year-old boy, was asked to say thanks for the Christmas dinner. The family members bowed their heads in expectation. Tommy began his prayer, thanking God for his Mommy, Daddy, brothers, sister, Grandma, and all his aunts and uncles. Then he began to thank God for the food.
He gave thanks for the turkey, the stuffing, the Christmas pudding, even the cranberry sauce. Then Tommy paused, and everyone waited ... and waited. After a long silence, the young fellow looked up at his mother and asked, "If I thank God for the brussels sprouts, won't he know that I'm lying?"