Tuesday, December 15, 2009
this is a great room for me to talk to myself
meditate, contemplate and do all those weird things we do when we are alone, for that is we think nobody is watching, Question is Are you watching????and what do you see when you look:) it is dark in here and I dont see you, my eyes are closed and I dont know you are here
Monday, December 14, 2009
Happy Hanuka to all
and if you dont celebrate Hanuka, it happens to be Hanuka today so let the world rejoice with the light of the miracles that God gives to all, not just any one select group. "We are all in it together"
Saturday, December 12, 2009
A question for the season
does it bother you when people say happy holidays? do you wonder what holidays they may be thinking about or would you rather they say Merry Christmas or whatever it is they celebrate?
Thursday, December 10, 2009
my kids grew up without believing in santa
my oldest daughter had a rumble with a neighbor claiming that santa was not real. the other littl girl got very very upset and ran home crying. Her parents came over and begged me to tell kelly that Megan was kidding. I did it! (they were 5 years old)
did I do the right thing?
Wednesday, November 25, 2009
that's a hard one
fantasy is nice
imagination is a good thing to have
Santa is an interesting issue.
some kids grow up without Santa -- not just most of the kids in the world, but many Christians -- the kids don't seem to be any worse for it.
kids like Santa because of the idea of getting gifts -- he fulfills wishes. people like that.
kids get over it eventually.
but a kid without Santa isn't deprived.
and regarding the 12 - yr old
I think the truth is in order.
Is Santa Clause a Lie?
Can we enjoy fantasy and magic without making it into an ethical issue with children? Isn't it fun to believe in magic? Doesn't "reality" come soon enough? Aren't most children intuitive enough to figure it out without adults making it into some big emotional dilemma?
Saturday, November 14, 2009
why do we have to lie
why can't we live out life honestly
Sunday, November 8, 2009
why do we lie to our children
I never got that! what is benefit of telling a child a lie please explain because it seems wrong to me.
Saturday, November 7, 2009
Susie, that is tough
I remember my daughter when she was 5 years old got into a rumble with a classmate because my daughter told her that santa clause is her father and the other girl did not take it well :)
My opinion is honesty, is, the, best, policy, He may get a bit mad that you didnt do it sooner, but he will get over it and will rise to the occassion and will be the best support you can ever have. However, dont tell him too much too fast, just little droplets of truth, and try to spin it in a positive light,
that is my opinion only and I stick to it :) Let me know what you decide and how it goes
how to tell your child you have lied to him.
I have a bit of a prediciment, How do i tell my twelve year old son that there is no such thing as santa and that mummy can't afford to buy him his motorbike he wants for Christmas... help any suggetsions.