Last night Monty led bible study in Zac's in part on the theme of hypocrisy. It was an excellent study and he suggested that God wants us to be transparent, the same person whoever we're with, people of integrity. (As much for our sake: it's hard work wearing different masks.)
Monty asked the question, 'Who does God want you to be? Who do you want to be?'
I thought straightaway of this old saying:
Then I thought, 'Actually, no. My dog doesn't have any illusions about me.'
As far as George is concerned I'm only nice if I'm feeding or tickling him. His attitude could be described as feline.
So instead I aspire to be as good a person as some people think I am. (No, really, some people think I'm good.)
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We go on holiday tomorrow so this'll be my last blog for a week or so. Burglars please note that the house is not unattended: Younger Son and Nuora have moved in to look after George.
Yesterday I told GrandSon2 that we were going on holiday in an aeroplane.
'A real aeroplane?' he asked.
'Are you going in a Red Arrow?'
I sort of hope not.