Mommy Doesn't Work This Hard At Home  

Pocket Full of Quarters Trek 2010
Mommy Only Works On Trips



By Belle Touchton The Missionary Dog
Mommy - Cheryle M. Touchton - The Pocket Full of Quarters Lady



I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me. Phil 4:13 KJV


Bob, where is my projector? Mommy said into her ear bud. She must not have liked the answer. But you wouldnt have put it there. You knew I needed it and I cant lower the spare tire. Even if I could, I cant get it back up. Besides, the pin wont ever come out for me.

The back door was open and I stood on the seat with my head out the back window for moral support. I barked at the French Poodle across the street because I knew Mommy didnt need company. She starts out thinking she cant do things and by the time Daddy talks her through it, she gets it done. I know the Bible says she can do all things through Christ who strengthens her but for Mommy, I think it takes Christ and Daddy.

Bob, I have on white pants. If you oiled the pin, Im going to get dirty.

Even I could guess what Daddy said next. Mommy ignored Daddys idea to change clothes and tugged on the pin. Of course, it popped right out.

The pin is out and my hands are dirty. Ill never lower the spare tire. Its too heavy

Poor Daddy. He cant see Mommy but she had it lowered before she stopped whining about it.

Those boxes of books are too heavy. I cant lift them over the seat, Mommy said as she pulled, grunted, and hoisted them at me.

I backed up none too soon as they plopped right where Id been standing. Some books went crashing to the ground, knocking the phone from the back bumper to the ground.

Shoot, Mommy said. Now Ive dropped books everywhere.

Daddy only slept 4 hours the night before and I knew his blood pressure was rising. He gets upset when Mommy messes up books. Mommy left the phone on the ground and picked up the books. They were fine.

I found 2 boxes of books and the projector. I might as well put the camp chair back inside while Im here. Which end of the chair goes in the bag first?

Why does Mommy do that? She puts that chair in the bag all the time when Daddy isnt here. OK Ill admit that she sometimes starts out backwards but she gets it in there. She folded up the camp table and put it behind the front seat. She pulled my leash stake out of the ground, twirled the leash around it, and put it under my seat.

Ill never get the tire back up, Mommy wailed as she started lifting. No, Im not going to go find a man to do it for me. What do you mean use leverage? I dont even know what leverage is and if I did, it probably involves getting my white pants dirty. In a second, she had the tire back up, the pin back in, and her pants were still white.

Hey, Bob, Mommy said. I found the Fresnel lens for the back window. It had fallen inside the back of the camper. Ive been having trouble backing up. How does it go on?

She listened, sighed, and said, You know if you were here, youd be doing all of this. Of course he would. Daddy would rather do it than tell Mommy how to do it.

She went in the camper and got a bottle of water, a sponge, and some glass cleaner. She cleaned the window and the lens. Daddy talked her through rest. She poured water on the lens, slapped the lens on the window, and started mashing the lens to get the bubbles out. Ive seen Daddy do this before and it took him seconds. It took Mommy 10 minutes but she did it.

Next, she went to the front of the camper and stared at the my seat. Wed been parked for days so Mommy had turned it around to sit and work. We were leaving early the next morning and I was glad Mommy was doing it now.

Ive never turned this front seat back around. I hope I can do it, she said as she whipped it around and popped it into place. She went to the back of the camper and lugged all the boxes of books to the front seat floorboard. She stepped back and looked at it.

I think if I slam on brakes, these boxes are going to crush Belle. She listened to Daddy. Yes, the boxes are taller than the seat. Yes, the bottom of the top box is higher than the seat. She frowned and listened again. She took out the boxes and rearranged them the way Daddy said. I felt much better.

Now I cant find my phone, Mommy said, looking everywhere. Boy did I wish I could talk. I went to the back and barked but she thought I was barking at the poodle again.

Yes, Im still talking on the ear bud. It cant be far. I relaxed when Mommy found it on the ground.

Bob, my life is hard. I dont know how you stand staying on the phone while I do all of this. I dont work this hard at home.

Shes right about that. At home, she has to go to a gym to get exercise.



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Cheryle M. Touchton is the Director of Pocket Full of Change Ministries. For more information or to schedule a speaker for an event, go to www.pocketfullofchange.org or call Gail Golden at 904 316-5462.

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Cheryle M. Touchton is the Director of Pocket Full of Change Ministries. For more information or to schedule a speaker for an event, go to www.pocketfullofchange.org or call Cheryle Touchton at 904-614-3585.

This ministry exists because people like you are called to help fund the work of the kingdom. To help keep "The Pocket Full of Quarters Lady" on the road leading people to Christ, you can Donate Here

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