As much as I feel like I have won the lottery when I go to Walmart and snag a short checkout line, I have a pocket full of unforgettable stories that only happened because I had to wait in a monster line.
Last night I did not have to wait and got the story too.
I asked my cashier if Father’s Day was a busy day. She said not too bad but that Sunday after church is no picnic.
Apparently some of the church crowd can be a little preachy and impatient, lecturing the minimum wage employees of megastores on how they should not work on Sundays and…goose things up and move the line faster.
While she and I commiserated on the hypocrisy she very efficiently checked through my groceries, including a bundt cake. The customer next to me exclaimed toward the cake–
Unlike our often fussy, judgmental, loveless brand of Christianity, the bundt cake was unmistakable inviting.