Glurge: Before she dies, Edith Burns, a woman who believes in Easter, convinces another woman to believe too.
Example: [Collected via e-mail, March 2006]
Edith Burns was a wonderful Christian who lived in
One morning he went to his office with a heavy heart and it was because of Edith Burns. When he walked into that waiting room, there sat Edith with her big black Bible in her lap earnestly talking to a young mother sitting beside her.
Edith Burns had a habit of introducing herself in this way: “Hello, my name is Edith Burns. Do you believe in Easter?” Then she would explain the meaning of Easter, and many times people would be saved.
Dr. Phillips walked into that office and there he saw the head nurse, Beverly . Beverly had first met Edith when she was taking her blood pressure. Edith began by saying, “My name is Edith Burns. Do you believe in Easter?”
Origins: This tale of Edith Burns and Easter appeared in the 2007 book Tears in My Heart by James Collins (a collection of stories of which “some are true and others are [fictional] illustrations”), where it was credited to a
Last updated: 7 April 2009