Sand in the Gears

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November 23rd, 2011 Posted in Snapshots of Life

“Dad,” asks Isaac, “do you think it was disrespectful of you to leave the music playing while we prayed?”

“I guess so. I’m sorry. God will forgive me.” I notice the boy is wearing a big triangular colonial soldier hat. “Do you think it was disrespectful for you to wear that hat while we prayed?”

Isaac thinks for a moment. Frowns. “Yeah.” He pauses, smiles. “God will forgive me.”

I think a boy could learn worse.