She said ̈ lying is when you don’t tell someone the whole truth or only half of the truth. It's not good to lie because it can hurt someone's feelings. Not only that but people won't trust you.¨
I said I was sorry and that I would fix it. I ran into the kitchen and grabbed a damp soapy rag. I cleaned the table and put the runner back on.
I ran up the stairs and into my room and grabbed my homework. I ran back to the table and started my homework. I was almost done when dad came home from work.
When they opened the door dad told me to come in their room. He told me he was proud of me for fixing my mistakes but, it doesn't make it to lie. He told me I was still in trouble. After I finished my homework he told me to pick up the halls and the living room. It wasn't all that hard, until we got close to the end of cleaning. I didn’t want to do any of it.
He got on to my brother Jack. It was worse then mom. Jack had to clean his room and stand in the corner. Mom went into her room with my dad and told her what I did. I was so scared. I thought I would have to be in my room for a week or more!
The last chore i had was to put the dishes away. The cabinets were too high for me to reach. So dad told Jack he could help me and he did not have to sit in the corner any more. So Jack helped me and together we finished the dishes really fast. We had another talk. Mom and dad said lying isn’t okay. When you lie it makes other people feel upset and angry when they find out the lied.
Lying not only hurts others but yourself. You will feel guilty and what you say will never be believed. As some people say (my mom and dad) your word will mean nothing and will never have the same value. When they were done explaining what it means to lie i promised to never lie again. Jack also said he would never lie again. It's been a month now and we haven't lied since. Even when we broke the very expensive vase...