Discipleship is looking for what I’m overlooking in my relationship to God.
I love the Pickles comic strip. Maybe that’s because my Dad loved it, or maybe because I’m getting more like Earl every day. Last Sunday Opal said, “Tsk, tsk. You can’t go to church like that… You have mustard on your tie. Your shirt is wrinkled. Your shoes aren’t polished or tied.” Earl answered, “It’s called church casual. Look it up. It’s a thing.”
On our way back from Pennsylvania I wondered aloud when something being “a thing” became a thing. “Is this a new thing?” I asked our daughter Jeni. (I like to be on top of cultural trends.) She thought it had been around at least since the TV show Friends, or about 20 years. Earl knows things better than I do. Read more »