I sincerely believe that it is far more beneficial and far less costly to help a child build confidence than it is to fix an adult who has little or none.

Not a Santa fan

on December 22, 2012

This post touched me and I wanted to share. I wondered if it was true and apparently it is. It happened in December 1997, according to the author Susan Leonard whose husband was professional Santa Claus. So many people don’t believe in miracles and this is sad because there is so much power in prayer. God has performed miracles in my own life and I would not be alive today if not for his overpowering, unconditional love. I’m not particularly fond of Santa anymore – a few years ago I heard an announcer on the radio say, “Oh no, it’s not going to snow for Santa’s birthday”, and it upset me that some people actually don’t know what Christmas is all about and don’t care. However, I guess God can make all things work for good as he did with that particular Santa. God bless all and Merry Christmas!

Morning Story and Dilbert

Three years ago, a little boy and his grandmother came to see Santa at the McAllister Mall in Saint John. The child climbed up on his lap, holding a picture of a little girl.

Who is this?” asked Santa, smiling. “Your friend?

“Yes, Santa,’ he replied. “My sister, Sarah, who is very sick,” he said sadly.

Santa glanced over at the grandmother who was waiting nearby, and saw her dabbing her eyes with a tissue. “She wanted to come with me to see you, oh, so very much, Santa!” the child exclaimed. “She misses you,” he added softly.

Santa tried to be cheerful and encouraged a smile to the boy’s face, asking him what he wanted Santa to bring him for Christmas.

When they finished their visit, the Grandmother came over to help the child off his lap, and started to say something to Santa, but halted.

“What is it?”…

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