I agree that the impact of the story would not be so apparent if an adult was narrating the story. And, perhaps, there are lessons to learn that religions should not be pushed upon our children at the early stage but rather allow them to experience it in small quantities. As parents, we want to be able to watch our children every moment to make sure that the harsh reality does not taint them at this age but of course, that is will never be the case. J’s life at home has made her social life a living hell and I think it’s one of the reasons she’s created the Land of Decoration. It’s her way to escaping the social life she cannot control.
The Land of Decoration she can control. She creates life the way she sees thru the daily readings and preaching and yet, her reality is a far cry from her what she hears from her church and the Bible.