Flashlight Faith Etiquette

“Hey! Don’t shine that thing in people’s faces.”

If you’ve spent time around children under the age of ten, chances are you said that at least once.

flashlightThe most common response, at least in my experience…”Why?”

What is it with kids and flashlights anyway? Well, to answer the child’s question, we can go with the old, tried and true, “because I said so.” But, that usually just gets us another, “why?”

Instead, let’s look at the real reasons and the purpose for which the flashlight was designed. I think we’ll find more than the do’s and don’ts of childhood play. Continue reading

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