On the bright side

I was teaching the 7- and 8-year-old Primary children in my ward about the three degrees of glory.

The telestial kingdom was compared to raw cake batter. The children agreed that could make a delicious treat.The terrestrial kingdom was likened to a baked cake. The children decided this would be more tasty than the batter.

The celestial kingdom was the beautiful finished cake, with icing, lovely trimmings and decorations.

Just as I finished illustrating the point on the blackboard and felt the principle had been taught, one child spoke up and said: "But teacher, I don't like icing."

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