SELF. (Folding the top left corner so that it meets the right edge). I have done that Shaun, what next?
SHAUN. Take the top right corner and fold it over.
SELF. (Folding as before so that the top right corner meets the
left edge to produce a “house” shape). Oh I see it now Shaun,
Easter is about spending time at home with your families!
SHAUN. Now fold the paper down the middle.
SELF. (Folding as directed, to produce an “airplane” shape).
Oh yes, now I understand. Mr. Host was right all the time. Easter is
all about going off on holiday on an airplane!
SHAUN. Now cut a strip off the paper, opposite the longest edge
(not the folded edge).
SELF. On no, Shaun, that would spoil my airplane.
SHAUN. Just do as you’re told Mr. (name), and cut a strip off the
SELF. Don’t you talk to me like that you silly sheep. I will put
you back in your sheep pen, if you are not careful.
SHAUN. Just cut a strip off the paper.
SELF. Oh alright - though I am sure this is going to spoil my
airplane. (Cut about a 1 cm. (or 2") strip parallel to the folded
have done that Shaun, what next?
SHAUN. Open the paper up.
SELF. (Opening up the paper to reveal a cross). I think Shaun has
given us the right answer. Easter is all about a cross. But not a
paper cross. It’s about a wooden cross on which Jesus Christ, God’s
Son, died to take away our sins.
* Editor's Note:
paper cutting technique is illustrated in our Sermon's section under a
"Ticket to Heaven".
Copyright 2003 Maurice Sweetsur
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