Question: Why were the people looking up at the ceiling and cheering?
How can you keep people in suspense?
I’ll tell you later.
At our family reunion last month I laughed so much, my abs hurt. I don’t know what we found so funny. It must have been one of those things where you had to be there to get it. As a group, we wrote a pantoum about laughter. One of the verses was: “A merry heart does one good—like medicine. It’s like sunshine. How can you describe laughter? It cannot be held back.” There were more verses, but that was my favorite. It reminded me of being in church as a nine or ten year old kid. My sister and I usually sat in the back, apart from the adults. Something would amuse one of us—a funny looking hat, or a lady’s vibrato voice, or even just a look from the other. We would start laughing, silently, of course and the more we tried to be quiet, the more we would laugh, bouncing in our seats, snorting. Mother would turn around in her seat and glare at us and that would make us laugh even more. Eventually the laughter ran its course and we settled down to listen. But I think the real communion my sister and I experienced there in the back of the church was in the laughter. It is good for the heart.
Answer: They were ceiling fans.