I'm James Lee, and I just turned 47. There's my wife Joan and my two lovely kids. They are trying to make me smile. No matter how I try, I can't smile. Recently, some rather disappointing things have happened. For years, I dedicated myself to Grace Church. I helped build the actual church. I helped the reverend out when he first came to Grace. I felt that my actual flesh was on Grace church itself. But now, there is a terrible argument tearing the church apart. The congregation is arguing about whether a woman could be a reverend of the church. I was absolutely against the idea.
I have no problems with women working. I have no problems with women doing the many things that men do, but I cannot stand the idea of women becoming reverends. I know this sounds chauvinist, but I do not believe that women can be as spiritual as man. Women are bound by nature.
The congregation decided against me. It was humiliating. It was clear that I did not matter.