She stood there, reflecting upon her actions as she had been instructed, her five-year-old mind searching for possible excuses but finding none. She was guilty—too much evidence and no alibi. Tears pooled in her large blue eyes as she slowly raised them to meet those of her parents. Her father spoke gently, but firmly. “We are sorry, too, sweetheart.  But this isn’t the first time—how many times have we warned you, but you didn’t listen. So now you will have to live with the consequences.” Her Read more [...]