At the Library

I went to the library this morning – on the counter is a nativity scene with small figures representing the Holy Family and shepherds; on the floor there were large cardboard cut-outs of the principal Biblical figures.

I said to the librarian that, since this was a local authority facility, under equality and diversity legislation, public buildings are debarred from exhibiting such overt religious symbolism. And that I was considering registering an official complaint.

The poor woman looked very anxious, until I produced my card which has my name prefixed withe title “Rev”

“Keep up the good work and have a blessed Christmas!” were my departing words

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