A man and his wife were awakened at 3:00 am by a loud
pounding on the door.
The man gets up and goes to the door where a drunk
stranger, standing in the pouring rain, is asking for a push.
“Not a chance,” says the husband, “it is 3:00 in the
He slams the door and returns to bed
“Who was that?” asked his wife.
“Just some drunk guy asking for a push,” he answers.
“Did you help him?” she asks.
“No, I did not, it’s 3am in the morning and it’s pouring
rain out there!”
“Well, you have a short memory,” says his wife. “Can’t
you remember about three months ago when we broke down, and those two guys
helped us? I think you should help him, and you should be ashamed of
“God loves drunk people too you know.”
The man does as he is told, gets dressed, and goes out
into the pouring rain.
He calls out into the dark, “Hello, are you still
“Yes,” comes back the answer.
“Do you still need a push?” calls out the husband.
“Yes, please!” comes the reply from the dark.
“Where are you?” asks the husband.
“Over here on the swing,” replied the drunk.