Getting Married In Heaven? A story

Hello Fumie Friends,

I have a buddy. Her name is Wendy and she’s a really lovely, fun, smart woman. Every week I swing by her place and we go to Trivia together. Her husband has been unwell with one thing or another for decades and nowadays is wheelchair bound, needs twice weekly dialysis and in many ways is dependent on her. Every few days Wendy sends me a funny, mostly they are bits of silliness and I smile and move on. Sometimes they tickle my funny bone. It was Wendy’s birthday recently and though I am pretty sure she doesn’t read the blog I wanted to commemorate the day by putting up one of the stories she sent me.

I hope you like it too.
Portia xx

Getting Married In Heaven?

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On their way to the church to get married, a young couple was involved in a fatal car accident.
The couple found themselves sitting outside the Pearly Gates waiting for St. Peter to process them into Heaven.

While waiting they began to wonder; could they possibly get married in Heaven?

When St. Peter arrived, they asked him if they could get married in Heaven.

St. Peter said, “I don’t know. This is the first time anyone has asked. Let me go find out,” and he left.

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The couple sat and waited for an answer…. for a couple of hours.
While they waited, they discussed the pros and cons. If they were allowed to get married in Heaven, should they get married?
What with the eternal aspect of it all? “What if it doesn’t work? Are we stuck in Heaven together forever?”

Yet another hour passed before St. Peter finally returned, looking somewhat bedraggled.

“Yes,” he informed the couple, “You can get married in Heaven.”

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“Great!” said the couple. “But we were just wondering; what if things don’t work out? Could we also get a divorce in Heaven?”

St. Peter, red-faced with anger, slammed his clipboard on the ground.

“What’s wrong?” asked the frightened couple.

“OH, COME ON!” St. Peter shouted. “It took me 3 hours to find a priest up here!
Do you have ANY idea how long it’ll take to find a lawyer?”

12 thoughts on “Getting Married In Heaven? A story

    • It’s the little bit of truth that makes it so Cassandra, though I do know a couple of lawyers that could make it up there.
      Portia xx


  1. Ha! Very good. I admire your friend for keeping the humor going in spite of the challenges in their lives. I can relate and its not easy to do – much easier to give in to the sadness and anxiety. Thanks for sharing this and putting back some perspective into my life. xx


    • Yes. Sometimes when I’m feeling like a lump of shit and that my life is rubbish (not often) I look at my mate Wendy and then thank my lucky stars. Tell you what though, she is a wonderfully joyful person, really well read and a delight.
      Portia xx


    • Hey Beautiful lady,
      We are organising hotels today!!!
      I have to warn you though we are get up at Sparrows Fart and start walking types.
      Portia xx


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