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My Halloween Struggle

I am unapologetically Christian, and pretty religious. Most of my actions are deeply tied to my religious beliefs and personal convictions. And I try not one of those Christians who try to push their beliefs on others. I believe that you should have a special, personal conviction about these things. And recently I've been reevaluating my stand on Halloween. I'm reevaluating more now as a parent, so I can give my children more real, concrete answers to questions they have about why we do things (as best I can). I posed a question on my personal Instagram page, and to close family and friends, about celebrating (going out to trick-or-treat) Halloween to meet our new neighbors. I got a mixed bag of yes, some coated responses about making it more of a religious activity (I am totally opposed to this). So I was left to ponder even more.

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