Comforting My Teacher
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“Comforting My Teacher,” Friend, Dec. 2008, 30

Comforting My Teacher

Austin L., age 9, Arizona

Jesus taught us to “mourn with those that mourn.” I didn’t know what that meant until my Primary teacher’s husband died. I felt so sad inside for her, and I wanted to help her feel better. I wrote her a letter and painted her a picture of a Christmas tree with presents. When I went to the funeral I hugged her and cried. I now know what Jesus meant when He said to comfort others.