The Gift of Repentance – The Parable of the Pen and Shane the Sheep

I wrote this blog last week… a parable. Please give the Parable of the Pen a look!

Resigning as the General Manager of the Universe

Today I gave a talk in Sacrament Meeting today.  Here it is in all it’s glory…

To introduce my subject I decided to write a parable… the Parable of the Pen… and Shane the Sheep (no relation to Shawn the Sheep).

As inspiration for this parable I look to John chapter 10 where Jesus makes it clear that He is The Good Shepherd.  Jesus refers to people as sheep.  He teaches how sheep should act and describes some of the dangers to the flock that lurk in the spacious field.  He labels us as His sheep in His fold.

Admittedly, I do not know much about sheep first hand.  I do have experience with goat.  I worked with goats as a youth.  Goats stink!  They are gross.  I see sheep in the fields around my house.  They look fairly dirty and I imagine that they are just as dirty and…

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