Story from last week’s mission trip:
Wake-up time each morning was 6:30. At wake-up time, I made the rounds with my bullhorn, making sure each room of people was beginning to wake up.
In one of the girl’s rooms, an adult would wake up each morning at 6 and turn on the light. As soon as she was dressed and headed off towards coffee, the girls would get up and turn the light off.
Upon hearing this story from her daughter, one of the girls in that room who would turn off the light, one mother who hadn’t gone on the mission trip said, “Why, that’s disrespectful to an adult!”
I suppose it may be; but an adult turning on the lights in a room full of girls trying to sleep, and doing so half an hour before they are required to wake up, is far more disrespectful!
So, how about we make this agreement: