The Best Religion In The World Is
So I am at a catholic wedding service, when the Pastor starts preaching to the wedding couple and congregation about unity and togetherness. He talks about how even within tribes there is disunity and separation. In particular he focuses on the Igbo tribe which have divisions within themselves, from Delta Igbo to Imo Igbo to other Igbo’s in the nation. He encourages the couple and everyone in attendance to be blind to these divisions and instead see each other as one people. In my head this was the best wedding sermon I had heard in my life…I know it because I was wide awake throughout!
Then it was time for the communion…for the record I am Anglican (still waiting on my official Anglican national ID) and have taken and passed all my pre-communion tests, not to mention that I have taken communion Internationally including Canada and America. So I was bracing myself for the sweet taste of bread and wine, when the pastor…the same pastor that had just preached about unity and togetherness…the same pastor that had talked about the trivialities of divisions…the same pastor that had kept me awake with such a powerful session…Informed the congregation that the communion was only for Catholics!
Somehow I wished he would say praise offering was only for Catholics but that is for another topic. What I did learn that day was that Religion is even more divided than ethnicity and that one of the easiest things to do in life is give advice, while one of the hardest things to do is to follow advice…especially your own advice.
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