Tuesday, August 10, 2021

One Less Thing on The List

 This week is a four day work week for Tim and I. I took Friday off and we will be traveling out to Iris' 3rd birthday celebration. 

I've been packing and getting things set up for the trip, because I don't have a lot of time to get things accomplished. One of the things on my to-do list was to swap reader/prayer leader duties since I would be gone next Sunday. 

I'm sitting there in church looking around me, and realize that there is no one to ask. There isn't a single reader in church. Not one. Dang it. That meant calling around, which added to that to-do list...

I turned my attention to the service, and the priest said, "Please be seated for the readings." 

So I sat down along with everyone else. 

John, down the pew from me, looked at me and cocked an eyebrow. I looked back at him. He made a motion with his hand. 

Hell's bells! I suddenly got it. I was the reader! I got my Sundays mixed up!

And I headed up front grateful that I didn't have to call around trying to find someone to swap Sundays with me. 

11 comments:

  1. Good thing you got that problem solved.

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  2. That would make me flustered for sure. But fortunately, I find the church to be a forgiving crowd.

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  3. We haven't stone snyone on the parking lot in just forever. How about you guys?

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  4. Well, that was a good mistake.

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  5. I am not familiar with this. I gather that you had to pass some sort of selection process?

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  6. You can certainly think on your feet. I would have panicked.

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  7. Ha! Well THAT was convenient. I hope you weren't put too much on the spot by unexpectedly having to read!

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  8. I'm trying to remember what the readings were this past week. Nothing with any names you'd have needed to practice ahead of time, I don't think....

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  9. Awesome. I love it when a plan comes together. Enjoy your trip and have a great time at the birthday party.

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  10. That was a hell of a blunder but none of us are perfect. For example, I once mis-spelt "antidisestablishmentarianism". I hope you have a lovely time with Little Iris.

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