Thursday, December 11, 2008
So, it really is true that you can give your child a ton of gifts, but nothing makes him happier than a plain, old, box. This was proved to me yesterday as I was doing some present wrapping. I finished a roll of paper and as we all know, it's always been fun to talk and yell through the cardboard roll. I did it and Tristan just cracked up, giggling and screeching! So of course, he takes it from me and does it himself, laughing everytime it vibrates on his mouth. Then he hands it to me and makes me do it about 50 more times. I didn't mind too much. :")
Thursday, December 4, 2008
So I've been watching the news, and I'm quite upset about the sign that they are allowing in the State Capitol alongside the Christmas tree. The sign is from a group that are Atheists, and basically states that there is no God, no Heaven or Hell, no angels, that Christmas and religion are myths. This has upset thousands, with the Capitol receiving two hundred calls every hour. But to no avail, our Governor Gregoire will not consider removing the sign because in her opinion it's an issue of the First Amendment. The Supreme Court has said include one, and that they must include all religious beliefs. I do not wish to offend anyone or their beliefs, but Atheism is NOT a religion in my opinion. They do not believe in anything or anyone, just our "natural world." Why do they feel the need to post a sign that diminishes all our Christmas traditions? Shame on Chris Gregoire for trying to be political instead of considering the feelings of those who are offended by this. It seems it will have caused more hurt and disappointment then if it were to be taken down. I am deeply saddened by this, it seems that the true meaning of this favorite holiday is slipping further away.