I Am On The Low Wall Around The Village Church Of England, Aren 't You?
“Never have and never expect to,” returned his companion with feeling.
“Why not? You’re Church of England, aren’t you?”
“I am on paper, but that has nothing to do with it. Most folks are, but not many bother to go. How about you?”
“I used to go, but I stopped some years back.”
“Why,” asked his companion through a mouthful of sandwich. “What stopped you?”
“To tell the truth, I didn’t like praying with the enemy! I have little in common with Church Men and King Men.”
“You mean the parson sides with the rich?”
“Exactly! The squires, parsons, magistrates, and owners are all of a kind, and that kind is not our kind. They made me contrary and argumentative, so I stopped going. I didn’t want to lose my job”
“I know what you mean but is that the same as falling out with God?”
His friend didn’t answer…