The A to Z of the Pastor’s Wife – L is for Late


LL is for Late

yes yes I know – this post should have gone up last Thursday.

Sorry it’s late.

Actually, lateness is a subject I could talk about at length (if I had time). I do have a bit of trouble with the ol’ time keeping. I love that I only have to walk down the stairs to church, and just 5 minutes to work (7 minutes if I amble – but I rarely have a whole 2 minutes of excess time. )

I envy people who are sticklers for time and arrive with the perfect amount of minutage to spare. If I do manage to get ready and leave early for an event, I end up the first one there, sitting around on my own. That doesn’t happen a lot! I often go from “Great, I have 20 minutes before it’s time to leave”, to “arrgghhhh I should be gone by now”, and I never know what happened to those interim minutes.

Many folk think it’s rude to be late. If it is, it’s not deliberate. I’ve always been like it. Same with school, college and every job I’ve ever had. I’ve haven’t had an official late attendance record since school but even now, it’s always skin of my teeth stuff.

I get the feeling that I probably shouldn’t be late for things anymore. I’m just not sure how to change…

Must dash, gotta do ‘M’, ‘N’ and O to catch up.  Better late than never eh…?

Or not! 🙂

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3 thoughts on “The A to Z of the Pastor’s Wife – L is for Late

  1. Interesting post.. I prefer to be early or just right on time. For me, if I show up late, I feel like I am dishonoring whomever or whatever it is I should be on time for. And I would have to make a round of apologies, which would result in regret on my part. Since I am never late, I wouldn’t know where to help you.. except maybe start setting your clocks or alarm for 20 minutes or so earlier so that you wake up earlier and think you are on time?
    Many Blessings,
    Lori

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