I believe it is the power that he exerts over people's future that makes people fawn at his feet.
I had a taste of his lifestyle today.
Holy Communion cermony will be held at the end of the month. I am in charge of the choir. Today I announced that I would be holding auditions for some solo parts over the next few days. My class were unphased by this news. The fact that my class is made up mainly of boys who are entering the phase of breaking voices, means that singing is very low on their agenda. Not so with the younger classes.
I was on yard duty and every corner I went around I was greeted with cries of
"Hello, Ms. Noeleen,"
"I like your shoes."
"You look lovely today."
Ah bless. You are never too young to engage in a bit of grovelling!