Monday, December 04, 2006

Strange theology



I was explaining the Christmas story to Xavier. ‘It’s the birthday of Jesus and we all like to remember him because he grew up to become a very good, kind man’. To which Xavier replied ‘So did he become Father Christmas when he grew up?’

4 Comments:

Blogger Peceli and Wendy's Blog said...

I like the lippy and the blue eyes!
Yeah, that's a common misconception, mixing up Jesus with Santa. St Nicholas I think was a bishop in Turkey who helped out some lasses with their marriage dowries or something. Christmas has become a huge business these days - so let's make it really simply hey!
W.
PS Fiji is lurching seriously at present and I am appalled.

12/04/2006 8:01 PM  
Blogger Lindsay said...

Ah, Child wisdom gets to the core of things again! This is so cute. I love the illio and your story!

12/05/2006 1:38 PM  
Blogger Shirl said...

Absolutely priceless!

12/05/2006 10:04 PM  
Blogger Cream said...

Nothing like the innocence of youth!

12/08/2006 6:23 PM  

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