aefenglommung (aefenglommung) wrote,


I just finished my worship planning for the rest of the Church year and on through Advent and Christmastide. Now, I can pass all that on to the Secretary who makes the bulletins, the Choir Director who plans anthems and such, and the accompanists who play the hymns and plan service music. . .

My brain is so tired right now. Deanne says, "Nobody appreciates it, do they?" I replied, "I don't think anybody knows how much time it takes to do this. I think they all suppose I simply show up on Sunday morning and it just kinda oozes out of me."

True Story:
Years ago, a crabby old lady in the church I was serving came up to me and said in a hard voice, "I don't like the way you preach."

"Oh, why's that?" I asked.

"'Cause it all sounds like it's comin' right off the top of yer head," she replied.

"Well, thank you," I said. "You don't know how many hours it takes to make it sound like it's coming off the top of my head."

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