After a Botswana
zone conference and zone activity, two sister missionaries returned to their
car. While they said their goodbyes and loaded the car, they laid down their
keys on the back of their car. When they went to pick up the keys, the keys
were gone. A group of young boys was playing
nearby. The Sisters searched extensively for the keys and finally determined
that the young boys had taken their keys.
They called the police. When the police arrived, they searched the boys
and put the boys in the back of the police truck. The senior couple serving in Botswana
brought an extra set of car keys and the Sisters followed the police to the
To file the police report the sisters needed their ID cards
that were in the trunk (boot) of the car.
When they opened the trunk lid, they saw the “missing keys” caught in
the crack when the trunk lid meets the car.
Oops! Highly embarrassed, they
apologized profusely to the police and the young boys and drove sheepishly