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“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.

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