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Author Topic: Children and Your Altar.  (Read 12628 times)
Setnusutekh
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« Reply #33: October 15, 2010, 08:07:20 pm »

I have little patience for children, but it's their parents who should be to blame. I'm going to sound like an old fuddy duddy here, but... in my day, kids didn't act like they do now.  Not only are parents afraid to not be their kids' best friend if they punish them, there are some children who would call social services on their parents if they were to discipline them, because they know they can get away with it.

I was terrified of my father growing up, so I sure as HELL toed the line.  To me, there's nothing wrong with a little healthy fear, and kids don't have that anymore.  Parents just don't follow through with their threats. I work in retail. All the time I see parents saying things like, "No, honey, put that down. We can't get it." And then they buy it for the kid.  Or they'll give the threat of "We're going to have X punishment happen if you don't behave"... and of course, never do.

So, as much as it's convenient and easy to dislike the kids? It's the parents' fault, often. (Not that I envy them. I cannot imagine a harder job than parenthood. Ever.)


That pretty much sounds like the parenting here. Disobey, and your parents will kick your whiny little butt. Most kids in the Caribbean are terrified of their parents and of their teachers, who can beat you too. Hell you can get bitch slapped in front of your friends as a teenager if you're rude. Worse yet is what your parents will hit you WITH....Let's not go there.

Well, I'm just a tad too young to have kids. (Oh gods if I did now, my parents won't hesitate to kill me.) However, when the little ones do come over, the shrine or altar gets covered. However, the adults are the problem. From my mom's "What the <BLEEP> is all that junk?!" to her getting a cleaning lady to clean my room when I'm at school, and I come home and see my altar cleaned messed up...which made me homicidal. Especially considering the shrine was for Set, aka Mr."ME NO LIKEY PEOPLE IN MAH SPACE" I had to re-purify the thing.

As for the little toy kits, those could work! I suppose you can make a wooden one, or maybe buy some plastic chalices from a party store or something, a battery operated candle or two and one of those plastic knives for Halloween for a start? Or for the Kemetic kiddie a nice finger painting of a Netjer and a simple shrine. (Some how I can see Big Red getting a little kick out of that. Tee hee I bet He'd be a big softie around a kid.)
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