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Forrest Gump’s Entrance Exam

— Author Unknown  Forrest Gump dies and goes to Heaven, where he is met at the Pearly Gates by St. Peter himself.  The gates are closed, however, and Forrest approaches the gatekeeper. St. Peter says “Well, Forrest, it’s certainly good to see you. We’ve heard so many good things about …

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Cowboy at the Pearly Gates

Clouds representing funny short story about pearly gates

A cowboy appeared before St. Peter at the Pearly Gates.  ‘Have you ever done anything of particular merit?’  St. Peter asked.  ‘Well, I can think of one thing,’ the cowboy offered.  ‘On a trip to the Black Hills out in  South Dakota , I came upon a gang of  Bikers who were threatening a …

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Parable of Distrust

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-- Author unknown

This is a story about a man called Joseph, who had the misfortune to get caught in a serious flood. The water was rising all around him and was soon up to his knees. He climbed the staircase to the first floor but still the water rose. It wasn't long before the water was up to his waist and he looked out of the window to see what was happening to his neighbours.

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Human Resources


One day while walking downtown, a Human Resources woman was hit by a bus and was tragically killed. Her soul arrived up in heaven where she was met at the Pearly Gates by St. Peter himself.

"Welcome to Heaven," said St. Peter. "Before you get settled in though, it seems we have a problem. You see, strangely enough, we've never once had an HR manager make it this far and we're really not sure what to do with you."

"No problem, just let me in," said the woman.

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