Comment on Redefining Faith by Rica@ Yoga Mat Monkey.
I raised my boys in the Christian church because I desperately needed to cling to something and give my kids that thing, too. But I learned that what I was searching for could not be contained or defined. My “religion” has evolved now and I see the flaws and limitations in that old system of rules and ideas. My kids, however, are still praying and claiming the faith of their youth. It makes me proud though because their beliefs give them comfort, and that’s good enough for me. One day they may wake up and see the world differently. Who knows? You’re a good mom for allowing your child to explore his world and choose his path. And writing is most definitely your gift!
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