The Little White Lie – #Drabble
for Write on Wednesday – Prompt: Lie
The Little White Lie
It was just a little white lie. I’d never told one before, but this time, well… it just felt right. No matter how many times I’ve been told that lying is a sin, I just couldn’t tell him the truth. It would break my heart.
“Of course Tuttles is in Heaven,” I told my little brother as he sat holding the shoe box with his pet turtle tucked inside. “We will give him a proper burial.”
I don’t care if the other kids say there is no Heaven for pets. Is it a lie if you believe it’s the truth?
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