It's bedtime, following a long day of trying to patiently discourage chasing the cat, throwing Matchbox cars, and playing with the vacuum hose. We are reviewing the verse C has been memorizing: Even a child is known by his actions - by whether his conduct is pure and right.
We spoke of the verse's meaning.
Me: If you do good things people will think of you as a good girl, but if you do bad things, people will think of you as a bad girl.
C: Oh! Am I a good girl or a bad girl?
Me : Well, we all have some good and some bad inside of us. You are...