Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Revelation

I'm reading Wife No. 19, or, the story of a life of bondage by Ann Eliza Young, and came across this passage:

It had always been a practice of Joseph, whenever he met with any difficulty, to receive a "Revelation," which immediately put everything straight.
Man, that would be sweet!  Like, let's say, I get pissed off at my husband because he always throws his underwear on the floor.

Behold and lo! Thus saith the Lord, thou shalt dispose of thy unclean garments not by throwing them on the floor, as do the heathens. No, thou shalt dispose of thy garments by placing them in the basket where they can be gathered and cleansed so that thou shalt henceforth go forward in spotless whites.
Or I'm annoyed because we got a thunderstorm at 3:30 this morning, and he woke me up because it was going to hit in 8 minutes.

Verily I say unto thee that once thy wife has fallen asleep, thou shalt not wake her up unless it be for her urgent safety. Storms may rage, but unless it be a tornado or hurricane, allow thy wife the sleep of the just and permit her to slumber unabated until such time as she rouse herself and take on herself the garments of the just and begin her daily labours.
I'm just sayin'.

3 comments:

  1. I'm pretty sure that book's a terribly exaggerated piece of propaganda, but it was a great read anyway! I loved it.

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  2. HAHAHAHA. I totally laughed out loud reading this! If only it were so simple, eh?

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  3. Hilarious! Thanks for the laugh.

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