A little boy wanted to meet God.He knew it was a long trip to where God lived, so he packed his suitcase with Twinkies and a six-pack of Root Beer and hestarted his journeyWhen he had gone about three blocks, he met an old man. He was sitting in the park just staring at some pigeons. The boy sat down next to him and opened his suitcase. He was about to takea drink from his root beer when he noticed that the old man looked hungry, so he offered him a Twinkie.He gratefully accepted it and smiled at him. His smile was so pleasant that the boy wanted to see it again, so he offered hima root beer.Again, he smiled at him. The boy was delighted! They sat there all afternoon eating and smiling, but they never said a word.As it grew dark, the boy realized how tired he was and he got upto leave, but before he had gone more than a few steps, heturned around, ran back to the old man, and gave him a hug.He gave him his biggest smile ever.When the boy opened the door to his own house a short time later, his mother was surprised by the look of joy on his face.She asked him,
"What did you do today that made you so happy?"
He replied, "I had lunch with God."
But before his mothercould respond, he added,
"You know what? God's got the mostbeautiful smile I've ever seen!
"Meanwhile, the old man, also radiant with joy, returned to hishome. His son was stunned by the look of peace on his face andhe asked,
" Dad, what did you do today that made you so happy?"
He replied, "I ate Twinkies in the park with God."
However,before his son responded, he added,
"You know, he's much younger than I expected."