MENU

Where the world comes to study the Bible

Report Inappropriate Ad

Not My List

Because the younger children at our parochial school often forgot their sins when they entered my confessional, I suggested that teachers have the students make lists. The next week when one child came to confession, I could hear him unfolding paper. The youngster began, “I lied to my parents. I disobeyed my mom. I fought with my brothers and...”

There was a long pause. Then a small angry voice said, “Hey, this isn’t my list!”

Rev. Douglas F. Fortner in Reader’s Digest

Report Inappropriate Ad