Kids, and that tricky subject called religion


ImageMy Get Born post this month dealt with my struggles trying to give meaning to spirituality for my kids…

The Prayers of a Mantis

Outside a hotel room in Mesquite, NV, on the way home from a long family vacation, my four-year-old and I discovered a praying mantis.  We took it inside for a while in a clear plastic cup, carefully investigating its large black eyes and waving appendages.  It was far too agitated to settle into its praying stance, so when my son asked why it was called a praying mantis, I tried to explain the posture.  And then I had to answer the question, “what does ‘praying’ mean?” … read more at GetBorn Magazine

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