At the funeral people were walking by the young woman’s casket and they saw the beautiful dress she was wearing and the fork placed in her right hand.

Over and over, the Rabbi heard the question, “Why is she holding a fork?” And when giving the eulogy he told the mourners…why.

ForkThe explanation was that the woman had made a death bed request to the rabbi telling him this… “In all my years of attending socials and dinners, I always remember that when the dishes of the main course were being cleared, someone would inevitably lean over and say, ‘Keep your fork.’ It was my favorite part, because I knew that something better was coming…like velvety chocolate cake or deep-dish apple pie with whipped cream. Something wonderful, and with substance!’

So, I just want people to see me there in my casket with a fork in my hand and I want them to wonder “What’s with the fork?” Then I want you to tell them….

Keep your fork! The Best Is Yet To Come!

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