Into the bank I go for a money order and queue up into the line. As we move forward, the guy in front of me recognizes the guy behind me and starts up a conversation.
GUY FORWARD: Hey, man, how you doing?
GUY BEHIND: Dunno… Dunno. My song ain’t got no words.
And then the next teller was ready. But that haunted me for quite the while. A random conversation overheard and unexplained actually bummed me out a little bit for the remainder of a beautiful sunny day.
Our work in youth ministry is offering a song, but making sure to attach words to it as well. It is the beautiful dance between evangelization (step to the beat) and catechesis (sing along.) Let’s pray for the GUY BEHIND and work towards ensuring that all our young people have GUYs FORWARD willing to respond to young people and to assist them in attaching words to their hymns of faith.