- How would I bring it up?
- What if they react negatively?
- What if they laugh at me?
- What if they spit in my food?!
"Excuse me? What's your name?"
"Hugo, we're going to pray over our food before we eat and I was wondering (sweating profusely at this point), How can I ask God to bless you today?"
"Me?", he asks with a boyish grin.
"Yes. You. How can I ask God to bless you today?"
"Lunch? Yes Gail. Of course. Oh! Remember that first year we went to the Corner Bakery and met Hugo? Where should we go this year to get sprinkles on our ice cream cone?"