Halloween! A Warning to Christian Parents
It was the night of Halloween, and ironically, I was working on a chapter about Halloween for my book Like Lambs to the Slaughter: Your Child and the Occult when the doorbell rang. I was greeted by an adorable bunch of little kids doing their level best to look like gruesome Witches and vampires. I bent down […]
How do Christians respond to Halloween?
I received this message a while ago via Facebook: “I just got a letter from school on Friday asking all parents to provide a small bucket or similar for the kids to decorate in art class for ‘non-scary Halloween celebrations’. Oh and donate lollies too if you want. I just get so fired up that […]
The Woman Who Ate Her Son. Not A Halloween Story
“Tell me your story,” the king implored the woman who stood screaming bloody murder from beneath him. He’d come out on the city wall to gaze at the enemy troops that encircled his kingdom, cutting off food supplies and slowly strangling the people. Only the wealthy had the little that was left to eat, but […]
A Christian Alternative to Halloween?
A lot of Christians have an issue with Halloween and what it portrays and encourages in our children, and yet many do not know how to respond. Halo-een is a chance for Christians to respond with love and peace. Some turn the lights off and pretend they are not home when children come trick or […]
5 Steps towards a healthier holiday season
Halloween was a few short days ago and I’m already getting a little anxious about the weeks ahead. I don’t know about you, but I have a little problem with sugar, especially around this time of year. This is the time of year I’m more prone to a little more jelly to my belly and my […]
Living on the cold, Canadian prairie meant that my four-year-old daughter’s Halloween costume had to fit over her big, puffy snowsuit. We found an adorable clown outfit which worked well with the large rainbow afro wig that was her favorite dress up item and headed out the door. We weren’t out for very long as […]