My dad got put in as Bishop of my parents' ward on Sunday. This is a first-time calling for him, and like anyone who receives such a calling, he feels pretty overwhelmed. I had to laugh, though. I made the comment to him that he'll have to quit swearing.
(I hope he doesn't mind me sharing this. I thought it was funny. And endearing. )
He goes, "I told the Stake President that I swore and drank Diet Coke, but he wouldn't budge. He told me not to let the Primary kids hear me."
I'm really proud of my dad and know that he'll do a great job in his new calling. I'm glad that he'll have more opportunities to share his testimony publicly because it's always heartfelt and full of the Spirit. He's great with people, especially the youth, and he'll influence a lot of the ward members for good.
My mom's excited because now she'll get released as Relief Society President. :)