This is a little skit I wrote about ten years ago to encourage the Relief Society sisters in my ward not to compare themselves to each other.
The Relief Society Inner Beauty Pageant
A Skit about How We Don’t Need to Compete
By Rebecca H. Jamison
We welcome you to the ___________ Ward Inner Beauty Pageant—where the world’s most beautiful and talented women compete for the title, Sister _____________-. Competing today are women from every Street, Circle, Way, and Avenue in the ward. So let’s hear it for the Sisters of the _________ Ward.
Since most of our contestants were just too modest to compete in the swimsuit portion of our pageant, we’ve decided to just forgo that part and move on to the celestial living category. We’ll hear how each sister works toward her goal of Eternal life while we watch her strike elegant poses in her evening wear.
Our first contestant is Sister Snowdrop. Sister Snowdrop has perfect children who never cause a disturbance in church. She is working on her 20th generation in her family history. Sister Snowdrop keeps an immaculate home. She has memorized the Book of Mark. She makes wool sweaters for the children in Romania. And, to top it all off, every month, she takes a homemade goody to the sisters she visit-teaches. Wow! Let’s hear it for Sister Snowdrop.