Sunday, October 24, 2010
Betty Goes to Church
The service wasn't so hard to follow with Tonia and Rolf to look after her. When Rolf got up to join the other elders and take the collection she didn't look up from her hymn book; not until he was standing beside their pew, holding the little black velvet bag on its long cane handle - which she might have found amusing if it hadn't been Rolf holding it - did she look up to find him gazing at her, his face grave but with a look in his eye to send the delicate pink sweeping over her face. she bent her head and kept it bent when he returned to sit beside her for the sermon, which was long, so that her thoughts began to wander...