A family was having some neighbors over for a dinner party.
Everything was going swimmingly.
Annabelle and her family were charming and fun, the guests were entertained, the appetizers were delicious.
Even the house was spotless.
Finally, the time came for everyone to gather at the dinner table for the promised meal.
At the table, Annabelle turned to Lizzie, her six-year-old daughter, and in an attempt to impress the guests, said,
“Dear, would you like to say the blessing?”
“I wouldn’t know what to say,” replied the little girl, shyly.
“Just say what you hear Mommy say, sweetie,” Annabelle said.
Lizzie took a deep breath, bowed her head, and solemnly said,
“Dear Lord, why did I invite all these people to dinner!?