Why I Let My Children Play With Elves

Reblogged from Emily Elizabeth Stone:

One of the great debates around Christmas time for Christians is whether or not to encourage or allow the belief in Santa Clause.  I have friends and family on both sides of this debate so I want to be careful here.  I have a great deal of respect for the desire to keep the focus on Jesus and His birth at this time of year.  I want to encourage that focus, too.

And, yet, I allow my children…I encourage them even…to believe in Santa Clause.

We…my husband and I… don’t just stop there.  We …

In case you missed it, This is a delightful article from my wife on why we, as Christians, have chosen to embrace the Santa Clause fantasy in our home. To read the rest of the article CLICK HERE.