Topic #26 Here’s today’s topic, brought to you by Plinky.com: What’s your idea for a perfect Sunday? How would it differ from a typical Sunday? If it’s Sunday where you are, what kind of day is it so far?
Perfect Sunday? Well, for us it begins on Saturday afternoon. We go to the vigil Mass on Saturday so that we can go to Confession right beforehand. Then we have dinner at home or go out and then we go for a walk. We have family time—play a game, or watch TV, and talk about our week. On Sunday, we get up. We often watch CBS Sunday morning (started watching it when Charles Kuralt did the show—loved the human interest story and the nature scene). While that is on we make brunch. At some point the TV goes off and the radio comes on. We listen to Prairie Home Companion or Breakfast with the Beatles or a show that features Broadway Musicals…..all lovely and conducive to conversations. We have a leisurely hearty breakfast, clean up the kitchen, and read the paper.
We have a leisurely day—we may talk and go for a walk, we may call our extended families, we may do a bit of chores or computer work, we may even take a nap. But the point is that it is usually a slower-paced day with fewer demands. It is a day for restoring our minds and hearts; it is a day for re-charging our batteries. We get ready for the upcoming week.
Now—if it is football season—we DO watch some football. We do like football and the pre-game shows/post-game shows. Sundays are wonderful family days for us. God and family are front and center on Sundays.