Religion | It’s hard to wait faithfully, but the process builds godly character
by Andrée Seu Peterson
Posted 8/01/18, 10:27 am
A big hit in the summer of 1963 was Allan Sherman’s novelty song Hello Muddah, Hello Faddah (A Letter from Camp). Here is the gist: It’s raining; Joe Spivey has developed poison ivy; Leonard Skinner got ptomaine poisoning after dinner; the counselors hate the waiters; the lake has alligators; the head coach wants no sissies—he’s quoting from Ulysses; they’re convening a search party for the missing Jeffery Hardy.
Worst of all, moans this most unhappy camper in his missive home, “I’ve been here one whole day.”