Katie Mullins English 101 Section 6
Essay 1 Draft 1 September 15, 2007
There is an old television show where at night, when there is a full moon, a simple teenage boy turns into a werewolf . No one can recognize him because he has simply changed into something else. Do you ever feel like someone you know has turned into someone else, much like the teenage boy turned into the werewolf? Maybe their actions have changed, they’ve begun dressing differently, or behaving in a way that simply isn’t them. Or maybe the person you thought you knew simply was hiding a deep, dark secret and wasn’t the person you thought they were at all.
For twelve years, I have attended the same local church in my hometown. Most Sundays, I attended early church, not always with a smile on my face I’ll admit, with Sunday School following. Everyone knows most kids aren’t much of morning people and I’m no exception! I didn’t want to be up on Sunday morning wearing a nice dress my mother forced me into with a bow she shoved in my hair and mary janes that were too tight for my feet. Nevertheless, I was there, eyes open, mouth moving as the hymns were playing. When the last hymn was finished and we got to leave the sanctuary, I was slightly relieved and thankful. My relief never lasted long as our priest walked through the hall ringing his bell. We all knew what the dreaded bell meant. Sunday School Time. No child was to be left behind. So off we went to find our rooms. Luckily, we had a really cool Sunday School teacher. He was the kindest man you’ll meet, always asking about your school year, your job, your friends, or anything else that might be going on in your life. He loved God and loved to talk and discuss him with us, sure not to make any
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judgements, as were young and still questioning our beliefs. Our Sunday School teacher was probably the busiest man in town. Not only was he a...