12 June 2011

clothed in humility?

Happy Pentecost! 

Giotto di Bondone (1266-1337)

Today, I've dressed for my Junior Church children, wearing an outfit I would never consider wearing to grown-up church. One of our main-stay topics of small talk in Junior Church is what people are wearing. I see you have your rainbow skirt on today! --*I*ve got stripey socks on! --Oh, look. Three people have white on today. --These are my *church* shoes. We've had something of a heat-wave this week, so I'm wearing a red sleeveless top, and a black skort. I'm expecting the skort to be a great topic of conversation with the children, even if I feel it would be too short for big church. (I won't be at big church at all, since the children are dropped off with us before big church begins, and they meet their parents afterwards at coffee.) To be honest, I fear that it's a pretty unflattering outfit, but I think the children will be glad that I'm wearing red for Pentecost, and get a kick out of it.

1 Peter 5:5b


  1. No picture?!! That's not fair.: )

  2. The paradox is, Sheila, that if I could have gotten a picture that looked good enough for me to be willing to put it on the blog then you wouldn't have believed how unflattering the outfit was from all the other angles!


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