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My Sunday

Sunday, November 22, 2020

I have been helping with religious education for the little ones this year. I have always loved working with the young kids. Until recently, I did child care for the Sunday morning church services, but now I am, as I say, helping with religious ed. One of the things we are attempting to teach four-years olds is a few songs. The main teacher (Christy) doesn't want to do this herself. My opinion, she probably sings better than she thinks she does, but I admit that I have never heard her sing. No one else, including her teenaged daughter, wants to lead/teach songs either. So, just because I am willing to stick my neck out, I got the job.

Now, I can carry a tune reasonably well, if it is simple. And all the songs we would use for four-year olds qualify. My range is very limited - years ago, it was considerably larger. Now I have to be really careful what note I start on, or I will be struggling with a high note or a low note. Don't know which is worse. Not to mention not doing a good job with breathing in the right places. But I at least make an attempt. I said to Christy today, if I am the best you have when it comes to teaching songs, you are in really bad shape. Bless her heart, she assured me I was wonderful. Ah well, I console myself with the fact that four-year olds really can't tell the difference between good singing and bad singing.

And I am still enjoying working with the kids. They are so sweet (even when they tell me I am old!). So I had fun today....even when I tried to quickly lift my mask to gulp down some coffee and spilled it down my front, wearing a white shirt, and inside the mask! My ds saw me afterwards and asked me if I knew there were brown stains on my shirt. What do you know, I did! I guess he thought I was heading out to church in a stained shirt and didn't even notice. Kids (even thirty year old ones, I guess)!!!!!
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  • JANIEWWJD
    Sounds like you're having so much fun with the children!!! emoticon God bless you for volunteering!!!! emoticon
    58 days ago

    Comment edited on: 11/26/2020 5:27:16 AM
  • BLITZEN44
    Glad you are spending time singing with the little ones...a sure way to lift anyone's spirits, coffee mishap and all! And you are so right, youngsters don't care how you sing...the important thing is THAT you sing. And it sound like you are a very good singer indeed!
    59 days ago
  • WILDKAT781
    sounds like you are enjoying yourself! (except for spilling your coffee!)
    60 days ago
  • BROOKLYN_BORN
    How wonderful to step up to plate and SING!

    Good for you!
    61 days ago
  • DAIZYSTARLITE
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    61 days ago
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