Scripture Reference: Proverbs 3:8
DAD – dad/announcer
MELISSA – sister
ELIJAH – brother
DALTON – brother
Either casual clothes or pajamas.
Cereal box with label for WISDOM, milk, bowl, spoon.
(MELISSA is sitting at the breakfast table when DAD enters.)
DAD: Hey, Melissa. I have something new for you to try for breakfast.
MELISSA: What is it?
DAD: It's called "Wisdom". It says on the box:
This will bring health to your body
and nourishment to your bones.
(pours bowl) Enjoy!
(DAD exits. ELIJAH and DALTON enter and sit down.)
ELIJAH: What's this stuff?
MELISSA: Some cereal. Supposed to be good for you.
ELIJAH: Did you try it?
MELISSA: I'm not gonna try it, you try it. (slides bowl to ELIJAH)
ELIJAH: I'm not gonna try it. (slides bowl back to MELISSA)
MELISSA: Let's get Dalton!
MELISSA: He won't eat it. He hates everything. (slides bowl to DALTON)
(DALTON looks at the bowl, takes a bite, like it, and keeps eating.)
MELISSA: He likes it!
ELIJAH: Hey, Dalton!
DAD: When you bring Wisdom home, don't tell the kids it's good for them. You're the only one who has to know.