Sunday, February 27, 2011

Parables and the Like

"Tyler, what story did you hear at church today?"

"It was about a boat."

"Yes? What about it?"

"Just a boat."

"Was Jesus in it?"

"No."

"Fishermen?"

"No."

"Was there a raging storm?"

"No."

"Animals?"

"No."

"Did anybody get out of the boat and walk on water?"

"No."

(Thinking, thinking of all the Bible stories that include a boat. Hmmm.)

"What can you tell me about the boat?"

"It was a snack boat."

"A snack boat?"

"Yes. My teacher said, 'Listen to this story about the boat, and then you can have your snack.' A snack boat."

Pretty well sums it up, then. The Parable of the Snack Boat. A classic.

(Hey, Tyler, you make me smile.)

3 comments:

Meg said...

Very cute, Tricia! Sounds pretty familiar too.

Penned Pebbles said...

Made me smile too!

JESSICA RENSHAW said...

Love the way kids express themselves! Our son Ben came home from SS as a kid and said the story had been about "Becky." Well, it was about Rebecca and that's his little sister's name and we call HER Becky.