After months and months of skipping church, we finally went back.
Now I know what you are thinking and no, I don’t have an excuse. I didn’t even have an excuse when Father Reggie asked my wife and I point blank, “Where were you before?!” The question almost knocked me out of the pews!
For the past week, this question has bounced around my head like a pinball. Where have we been? What were we doing that was more important? I have had some ideas, but no definitive answer. Father Reggie didn’t look at us any different or make us feel unwelcome however – very much the contrary. He simply smiled, patted me on the back and enthusiastically said, “Well… welcome!” It didn’t matter where we had been, it only mattered that we were here now.