When you become a pastor, you become your Dad. You have the same mindset that once drove you crazy when he displayed it when you were young. There has not been one rectory of which I am been aware that the pastor/parochial vicar relationship does not, in some way, reflect a father son mentality at least when it comes to budgeting.
And I know that I sound and act like my Dad. But - but - but - and I HATE to say it - it now makes sense.
That goodness for the new LED lighting. That has cut a ton out of my worrying. But I mean - really - after you've lived in a house for a year do you really need lights to walk around?