One Sunday, in counting the money in the weekly offering, the Pastor of a small churchfound a pink envelope
containing $1,000. It happened again the next week!
The following Sunday, he watched as the offering was
collected and saw an elderly woman put the distinctive
pink envelope on the plate. This went on for weeks until
the pastor, overcome by curiosity, approached her.
"Ma'am, I couldn't help but notice that you put $1,000 a
week in the collection plate," he stated.
"Why yes," she replied, "every week my son sends me
money and I give some of it to the church."
The pastor replied, "That's wonderful. But $1000 is a lot,
are you sure you can afford this? How much does he send
The elderly woman answered, "$10,000 a week."
The pastor was amazed. "Your son is very successful;
what does he do for a living?"
"He is a veterinarian," she answered.
"That's an honorable profession, but I had no idea they
made that much money," the pastor said. "Where does
The woman answered proudly, "In Nevada .. He has two
cat houses, one in Las Vegas , and one in Reno '