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Time:03:23 pm
t seems that sometimes, raising a child within any religious setting is seen as indoctrination. I don't believe that. Being a religious, spiritual person around them, being true to myself, is not harming them in any way. It is good for children to see a life lived within a set of morals, guidelines and beliefs. It gives them an example to work from, so they will be able to discern the difference between a spiritually stable and unstable foundation.

In the long run, what religion they choose, if any, will be based upon a firm understanding of the need for skepticism, observation of any manmade religious structure. THAT is the best gift you can give your child; the ability to ask a question.

So don't be afraid to be Wiccan, or pagan, or whatever in front of your child. You're not brainwashing them against their will.
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lunadiana
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Time:2006-08-17 06:03 am (UTC)
well said!
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