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Happy Holidays and All Good WIshes for the New Year!

The SMC blog is on vacation, and will return next year. Thanks to all of our many SMC members who contributed to this blog, and to our readers for your interest and comments. We’ll see you next year!

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“Mama, Who’s God?”

I had been waiting for that question among many others that I cringe at the thought of being asked. The conversation a few weeks ago went something like this:

Clay: “what’s that building Mama, a castle?”
Me: “No, honey that’s a church”
Clay: “what’s a church”
Me: “a church is a place people go to learn about God”
Clay: “who’s God”
Me: holding my breath and hoping he forgot the question
Me: “Did you see that bird over there?”

For those who have known me my whole life, my reaction and avoidance may surprise you with my long history of going to church, christian schools and camps. Yet, it’s my history with all of those that led me to my reaction. I don’t want my experience and understanding of God to be my children’s understanding. Don’t get me wrong I am very grateful for all of … Continue reading