Ol' Fred had been a religious man who was
in the hospital, near death. The family called their preacher to stand with
them. As the preacher stood next to the bed, Ol' Fred's condition appeared to
deteriorate and he motioned frantically for something to write on.
pastor lovingly handed him a pen and a piece of paper, and Ol' Fred used his
last bit of energy to scribble a note, then he died. The preacher thought it
best not to look at the note at that time, so he placed it in his jacket
At the funeral, as he was finishing the message, he realised that
he was wearing the same jacket that he was wearing when Ol' Fred died.
said, "You know, Ol' 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
He opened the note, and read out loud, "Hey, you're standing on my
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