It takes real commitment to play on the Royal Nairobi Golf Course. The property is bounded on three sides by a wildlife reserve and the wildlife from the reserve are not hesitant about grazing on the greens or near golfers.
A young Mormon missionary showed great faith when he sliced his tee shot into a pretty rugged area off of the course. Searching for his ball, the missionary emerged from some brush to see his ball sitting between the forelegs of a huge and hungry lion.
As he fell quivering to his knees before the great beast, the young man began to pray and to his astonishment, the lion knelt also.
“Glory be to God,” exclaimed the young evangelist, “a practicing Christian lion.”
Just then the lion roared and said, “Quiet while I’m saying grace!”