The Owl Magazine Autumn 2021

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The Heart of the Matter for Spiritually Conscious Parents by Mary Ellen Lucas

Death. Who likes to talk about

of life, to shield them for as long as

death? Mortality is a hard topic for

possible from death.

adults to talk about, let alone talking to a child about what it means to die.

We begin early in their lives to caution

Parents instinctually desire to protect

children about dangers and safety

their children from the harsh realities

issues. Warning them about being 42