Salome (dishing up potatoes): You’re late.
Zebedee: Well, you can thank your precious sons for that.
Salome: Where are Jimmy and Johnny? Didn’t they come home with you?
Zebedee: No, they did not come home with me. Your sister’s oldest boy – O what’s his name?
Salome: Zebedee, you know his name is Jesus. When the angel Gabriel told Mary she would give birth to our Messiah –
Zebedee: Yeah, yeah, I’ve heard that story way too often. Anyway, this Jesus came by the boat this afternoon.
Salome: Mary must be so glad he’s home.
Zebedee: Not a word to me, mind you. No “How are you, Uncle Zebedee?” No “Fishing good today?” Oh, no. Just called to the boyus to come with him. And they were gone like a couple of jackrabbits.
Salome: I’m sure they’ll be home soon.
Zebedee: Left the hired men and me with all the fish to sort and pack, all the nets to fold, all the -
Discussion: What did Zebedee think Jesus should have said?
Activity: Is Jesus calling you to help at coffee hour? To be a greeter? To send a get well card?
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