If you are of a certain age then you will remember Sunday best. Some readers may still wear Sunday best. I don’t, but I do remember Sunday best, albeit not too favourably.
I never could understand why it was necessary to dress up in clothes I felt awkward in on Sunday. There were other Sunday rules when I was growing up. These included not being able to buy anything. I can’t remember ever going to the beach on a Sunday, but we may have done. I am not sure that any of the Sunday rules made a difference to my life. They certainly did not provide any incentive to believe or respond to what was taught in church and Sunday school. I did realise that Sunday was a different day, but I can’t say that it felt like a special day because of how we dressed. Continue reading