Thursday, April 24, 2008

boys and their guns ... again


Told you boys can make guns out of anything. Even worthy educational toys like this one. Come to think of it, they haven't played with this 3D word game much at all, so at least it's being put to good use.

7 comments:

Gordon Cheng said...

A fantastic photo, in so many way.

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Ann said...

and sticks become any weapon imaginable!

Jean said...

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Fiona McLean said...

Last Christmas we gave our three boys a (very cheap) set of a sword and shield each. It was a great hit (pun intended!) in many ways. I realised that, theologically, I don't have an objection to my children playing with weapons. We are engaged in a fight as Christians, and are told to "fight the good fight", put on the armour of God (Ephesians 6), and so on. I am more and more convinced that we are engaged in a battle against sin, apathy, relativism, consumerism, selfishness, etc, so the issue is not whether or not to fight but what/who and how to fight. (At the same time, how can I teach my boys to "be kind to one another" while they are busy "killing" or "capturing" one another ...)

Jean said...

Hi Fiona, great to hear from you! I agree with your approach absolutely and for the same reasons - because we're engaged in a war every day.

On the "rules for engagement" see this and this.