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Phil Kosloski writes in today about how his children receive letters from Santa every year. It may sound a little old fashioned, since you can even email Santa now, but it’s a sweet tradition that keeps the magic alive for kids.

What I try to present to my kids is not a “Krampus” type creature who punishes those who are naughty, but a joyful “Father Christmas” who is deeply interested in their lives and loves them dearly. Besides a personalized letter, Saint Nick may leave a few trinkets in their stockings, which is always noticed by the kids. In the end, my hope is that they will continue to believe in Saint Nick for years to come and begin to realize that behind the polar bears, elves and little gifts is a real Saint Nicholas who watches over them in Heaven and prays for them daily. Fairy tales don’t have to be opposed to Christianity, they just have to be baptized.

With this in mind we would ask:

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