' Fred had been a faithful Christian and was in the hospital, near
The family called their pastor to stand with them.
As the pastor stood next to the bed, Fred's condition appeared to
deteriorate and he motioned frantically for something to write on.
The pastor lovingly handed him a pen and a piece of paper, and Fred
used his last bit of energy to scribble a note, then he died.
The pastor thought it best not to look at the note at that time, so he
placed it in his jacket pocket.
At the funeral, as he was finishing the message, he realized that he was
wearing the same jacket that he was wearing when Fred died.
He said, "You know, ' Fred handed me a note just before he died. I
haven't looked at it, but knowing Fred, I'm sure there's a word of
inspiration there for us all."
He opened the note, and read outloud, "Naughty Person, you're standing on my