March 2013

For our worship service on the Sunday after Valentine’s Day we told a story called “The Perfect Heart,” about a village that needed to find a new mayor. This village had a system of taxation that required people to help one another and to give money, and the system worked so well that not only was everyone in the village as happy as people could reasonably expect to be, but the village treasury was filled to overflowing.

Many of the adult actors in our story were members of our Stewardship Committee. (It was apparent that some of them have missed a calling in stand-up comedy.) Thanks to maestro Greg Hayes our tale was accompanied by music composed by Merv Griffin (the theme from Jeopardy) and Malvina Reynolds’ Magic Penny (“Love is something if you give it away….”). But it was just a Valentine’s Day story, about love and what makes a perfect heart.

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