So how did the congregation take it? One woman: that was fantastic. One man: that was useless. At least both extremes were covered!
Today the VOR wanted to pack up the kids and bikes and head down to the bikepath. I was a little hesitant b/c my bike is a road bike made for fitness and fast riding; the VOR's bike is a bike path bike and the kids, well they are kid bikes. But I went anyway, with my clipless pedals and all. The VOR, with #3 in town, and #1 went well ahead while me and #2 rode side-by-side. Fact #1: it was a great ride. Fact #2: it was the slowest I have ever ridden in my life.
Today is also Mother's Day. I do not celebrate it as a pastor. I instead celebrate Mothering Sunday and honor our Mother Church (FBC in America) and all of those who mothered, nursed and birthed us as children of God. I think this is a better pastoral option.
(What was Eric thinking giving his immunity idol away?)
#2 was very excited to celebrate Mutder's Day this morning, so excited he exclaimed: Happy Valentines Day mommy.