Almost everyone that I know has a decided opinion on the ward Christmas party. I have discovered that what constitutes an ideal party varies so widely that it is absolutely impossible that everyone would be pleased. Last week the woman who has been asked to organize ours called me. She asked if I would be willing to put together a program for before the dinner, because she likes to have everyone gathered and busy in the chapel while food is set out and organized. She feels it brings the Spirit, and she hates it when dinner is interrupted for singing songs or other things.
Unfortunately, my view is almost entirely opposite from hers. Our ward is actually putting on a concert the night before in which I am heavily involved. I told her that given my involvement in the other program I didn’t feel I had resources to put together a new program. I put forward the idea that maybe weRead More