“But there is one thing I never told Rosie about Santa.”But there is one thing I never told Rosie about Santa.
I never told her he only brings toys to good boys and girls, or that he neglects bad ones.
I never told her this, because Santa is a myth– not just a lie but a sacred kind of story, a story told to reveal a deeper truth. And I couldn’t find anything remotely truthful about Christmas being a time for gifts only as a reward for good behavior. That’s the opposite of what Christmas is.”
It’s a great perspective on the true meaning of the Incarnation. Read it all here.