Thursday, February 14, 2008

He's got me there.....

Henry was having a rough night. He was shouting something about how he wasn't going to forgive his brother for some silly little offense. Jonah was crying because his feelings were hurt. I pulled Henry aside and was talking to him about how we want to be the kind of person for whom forgiveness and apologies come easily.
Me: "Remember, Henry, 'Our attitude should be the same as that of Christ Jesus.' Don't you think that Jesus forgave his brother?
Henry: "Probably. But he never had to apologize."
Me: "What do you mean?"
Henry: "Well, if he never did anything wrong then he never had to apologize!"
Me: "...."


michelle f said...

Clever boy!

Grace said...

Smart little boy!

I love hearing what children say...they are SO funny!