"I don't want to drive up to the pearly gates in a shiny sports car, wearing beautifully, tailored clothes, my hair expertly coiffed, and with long, perfectly manicured fingernails.
I want to drive up in a station wagon that has mud on the wheels from taking kids to scout camp.
I want to be there with a smudge of peanut butter on my shirt from making sandwiches for a sick neighbors children.
I want to be there with a little dirt under my fingernails from helping to weed someone's garden.
I want to be there with children's sticky kisses on my cheeks and the tears of a friend on my shoulder.
I want the Lord to know I was really here and that I really lived."
— Marjorie Pay Hinckley

Sunday, May 3, 2009


The past couple of weeks I have been substitute teaching Hollie's primary (Sunday school) class. Today we learned about being more like Jesus and what can we do to follow him. We ended up coloring these cute paper crowns that had King for the day and Queen for the day and then the kids wore them. We learned that we are all kings and queens. During primary a boy behind us was talking to Hollie and then all of a sudden I heard him say
the boy: your are not a queen

yes I am

the boy:
just because it says your are a queen on your crown doesn't mean you are a queen. (in a very mean tone of voice).

your not very nice and Jesus is gonna be sad.

the boy:
sat there quiet

I'm proud of her for sticking up for herself.


Emilee said...

Way to go Hollie! I am curious who the boy is?!

Shalece said...

hehe... cute. good for her? Which meanie was it?

Anne Marie said...

Good for her! She hit the nail right on the head. Children really are smarter than we give them credit for.

Jennelle said...

ha ha that's funny. Kids say such random things sometimes!

Da Bergs said...

Way to go! Way to tell him!