In the Humble Opinion of LittleBill, Socialist, Atheist, and Humanist
Delayed Reaction

Many, many years ago, when I was just a little girl and religion was not so militant, I attended a service at the local Presbyterian church with a friend of mine. As we sat in our pew, a silver tray was suddenly passed down the aisle with small cookies on it. I thought to myself, “How nice! Refreshments,” and I helped myself to several. That tray was soon followed by another, this time with little glasses of something to drink. They were small, so I took two and added them to the cookies beside me. Then I sat back, made myself comfortable, and ate lunch.

Some ten years later, when I was a student at an Episcopal boarding school, I was watching communion, when suddenly that childhood memory came rushing back to me, this time, finally, with realization.

After all of these years, I am quite sure God has forgiven me, for I knew not what I did.

ARW
2/18/08

3 comments:

an average patriot said...

Little Bill
That was so cute and innocent! Love it! It is funny that no one said anything. Isn't it funny that years later things click. Ah the human mind!

LittleBill said...

Av Pat, did you miss my long blog before this one? It is called Pres. Obama's tribulations

an average patriot said...

Hi Little Bill
Yes I'd say I did because it does not sound familiar. I can't believe I missed anything you did. Please forgive me I will be by!