Monday, November 9, 2009

Laughing at Myself

Many years ago, I was taught to "embrace my imperfections". As you might imagine, sometimes that is easier said than done.

And sometimes, it's HILARIOUS!

It's been a while since I have interpreted a church sermon in American Sign Language. But this week, I did. As I am still learning, my mentor took notes, to give me feedback at the end.

The pastor had been discussing the specifics of our church, and in part, how our church is different from some other churches. He also compared our contemporary worship style to that of years past.

Our church has a very laid back, contemporary atmosphere. I interpret in jeans and a black shirt, typically.... in stocking feet - only because "barefoot" seems a little too exposed.

The pastor was comparing the suits ("fancy clothes" in ASL) of years past to our casual dress of today. He said something along the lines of: "You don't need to wear a suit to worship God". What came of my hands was a little different. "You don't need a fancy body to worship God".

The good news?

Both are true statements.

1 comment:

Sarah said...

That is pretty stinkin' funny.