Some people talk to animals. Not many listen though. That’s the problem.~ A.A. Milne
Today, I went to church with my wife and daughter… I’m not really a church person, but I enjoy the open mindedness of the Unity church my wife attends.
I’m trying to get my daughter, newly living with me, involved in some activities. This church has a youth group that does a lot of fun things, such as camping at a wolf sanctuary… So, off to church I went.
With my daughter dropped off in the youth classroom, I sat down for the service… Next to an otter and a pig.
Looking around, I noticed stuffed animals sprinkled throughout the seats… I’m liking church more already!
Any church that offers Reiki healing and has stuffies as members in OK with me. I would’ve brought Doug if I knew he’d be welcome…
We found out that the animals are part of a drive to collect friends for sick and disadvantaged children. The goal is to fill up every seat in the church with a stuffed animal to give away.
I’m glad I didn’t bring Doug after all. I support the effort and we’ll send an animal or two to a new home, but I wouldn’t subject an unsuspecting child to Doug, even as a bad joke… I’m stuck with the monkey, for better or worse.
I like the idea of giving a bunch of kids a new stuffed friend. I’m a little concerned for the kid who gets the creepy bear who sat in the back though… He glared at me through the entire church service.
I guess I attract trouble making stuffies…