Monday, May 08, 2006

Countdown


In about twenty minutes I have to leave to spend the entire morning proctoring the AP Bio Exam.

I guess if that goose can wait out the eggs, I can wait out the College Board.
On a different note:

Yesterday I was sitting way in the back in church. It was very crowded, because the senior pastor was just back from two weeks in Syria. He was preaching about the need to view our faith, other faiths, God, the world, expansively and generously. At some point he referred to God as "she," as casually as one might more usually refer to God as "he."

Two rows in front of me there was a couple whom I would pinpoint at just a few years older than me, maybe later 50s rather than earlier. When the minister referred to God as "she," the woman looked at the man. He looked at her. Then he smiled and put his arm around her.

I will be trying to remember that moment when I am saying, "Stop and close your test booklet. Leave the booklet on your desk with the folded side to the left. Do not open the other booklet until you have been instructed to do so. Do not pass go. Do not collect $200."

6 comments:

V said...

Hugs & prayers. The goose is a beauty!
V

Paul said...

I spent the weekend in the South, among churched people who thought gay marriage was a travesty. We gain some, we lose some.

Marian said...

Why do I get the feeling proctoring tests isn't your favorite thing to do?

Vicky said...

This is a sweet post (AP's aside!) Thanks for the visual from church, and the lovely photo.

Cynthia said...

What a lovely visual to carry from church with you.

Lisa :-] said...

Priceless.