Monday, September 15, 2008

Sharing Pancakes

A friend shared this with me:

A mother was preparing pancakes for her sons, Kevin 5, and Ryan 3. The boys began to argue over who would get the first pancake. Their mother saw the opportunity for a moral lesson. "If Jesus were sitting here, He would say, 'Let my brother have the first pancake, I can wait.'" Kevin turned to his younger brother and said, "Ryan, you be Jesus!"

This is a familiar scenario at our house among the brothers. The boys have learned a song at church this year that I frequently use to try to illustrate the same point this mother did. It is called If the Savior Stood Beside Me.


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2 comments:

Hall Family said...

I thin Ryan and I had the same bossy sibling! haha Just kidding!

Brian said...

Great song! I'm still trying to learn it, after being in Primary a few weeks now! I tried to use that same lesson before I was in Primary, but I ended up making no sense, because I didn't know the words to the song! haha