Easter is the Super Bowl of church attendance in the U.S. Across America CEOs- Christmas Easter Only churchgoers will flood the church parking lots and pews for Easter services. Tradition, family obligation, and child-friendly activities are the top reasons for high church attendance on Easter Sunday. ~Chreasters United
Hello and welcome to episode 77…of… An Idiom a Day
I’m Gina Johnson and the idiom of the day …is… as the spirit moves you
Now open between Easter and Christmas ~a church billboard
as the spirit moves you … a phrase used for saying that someone does something when they want to, rather than when they think they should…when you feel compelled to do something…when you feel you want to do something…when the time is right
I’ll make a decision when I want to.
Here is the same sentence using the idiom… as the spirit moves you
I’ll make a decision as the spirit moves me.
Here are a few more sentences using the idiom … as the spirit moves you
I am usually a homebody on the weekends. I go out as the spirit moves me.
She only takes photos as the spirit moves her.
Everyone in the meeting made a suggestion as the spirit moved them.
Are you the member of a church, synagogue or mosque?
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