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ON THE CONCEPT OF AFTERLIFE:" data-reactid="28"ON THE CONCEPT OF AFTERLIFE: Charlie:  Tori should pursue her spiritual path, whatever it is.My only rule is that spirituality not be weaponized.I wasn’t Charlie before I got here and I won’t be Charlie after I leave.Me:  See, the idea of no afterlife is terrifying to me. When I first read it nearly thirty five years ago I had no idea, of course, that I’d end up a bit like Margaret’s parents in a marriage with disparate beliefs.I’ve written before about how my husband and I have successfully navigated spirituality in our relationship but it’s a bit different when it comes to parenting. More from Your Tango: How To Raise Perfect, Unspoiled Kids ON OUR PERSONAL RELIGIOUS BELIFS: Me:  Personally, I feel great comfort in the idea of God, a sense of not being alone in the fight of daily living, even when I’m angry at God.

What I want for her is to know that the choice is hers and that if she should find more comfort in a world without a god, she should be free to take that path without fear of censure.

I got a cold later that week and missed my Halloween parade at school and she said that was my punishment for questioning God’s existence.

After I got done being scared, I asked myself what kind of God would do that to a little kid." data-reactid="34"Charlie: My first real taste of death came when my cousin died at 15 due to a heart defect after a surgery.

Do you also want Tori to get that same sense of ease by not believing?

" data-reactid="26"Me: Personally, I feel great comfort in the idea of God, a sense of not being alone in the fight of daily living, even when I’m angry at God.

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