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The transformation of Christmas gifts

The transformation I am alluding to has nothing to do with the fact that Christmas gifts have gotten more technologically advanced over the years—like computers, video games and iPhones. The more profound change to giving and getting gifts that I … Continue reading

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Will I fare better than a starving child?

Don’t know. You see I am a follower of the spiritual ideas of Emanuel Swedenborg’s theological writings. He claimed that all children go to heaven because they die in innocence. Heaven consists of those who are in innocence. I personally … Continue reading

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Is it okay for witches to eat little children?

In Fairy Tales, that is exactly what witches are designated to do! Unfortunately, such stories have been deemed “savage” towards children by some post-modern thinkers who are strident at pointing out any kind of injustice they think they see with … Continue reading

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Heaven is innocence

My wife found this wonderful drawing made by our son in his youth while we were cleaning house recently. It is full of loving depictions of his family (mom and dad) and pets intermixed with lots of hearts. The rendering … Continue reading

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What is the best way to approach a child who yearns for truth?

One of my Facebook friends recently asked me to comment on the above question. It is a big and important topic for a short blog post. But here goes. First, approach your child with love, hugs and a great big … Continue reading

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Children are close to God

The reason why children are closer to God than most adults is that they are born into the world without knowledge or any pre-conceived notions and biases. So there is nothing in an infant’s mind to obstruct the Lord God … Continue reading

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