Halloween No More (And a Recipe for Sweet Potato Cake)

In 2004 the theme was Harry Potter

Tomorrow, for the first time in 14 years, I will not host Halloween, nor will my kids go trick-or-treating.  They’ve decided they’re too old.  Wah! There are some from my faith tradition who believe it’s sinful to celebrate Halloween.  I actually didn’t know that until I innocently suggested to NYU student leaders that our fellowship host a Halloween party 24 years ago. “What???” the 3 students almost shouted, looking at me in horror.  “You celebrate the devil’s … [Read more...]