A Muslim ‘St Claus’

Happy Christmas to you all who celebrate Christmas. God bless you all.

me & mine

If you look at the photo I attached in this post, you will recognise where I will lead you to continue my story. It was me and my family: my wife and my son when we lived temporarily in Albury, NSW, Australia, in facing Christmas session in 2007.

At that time, in my son’s playgroup in one of playgroup in community centre in Albury – there was a preparation to face a long holiday, prior to Christmas and facing the year of 2008. I received a surprise request. The playgroup principal requested me to act as St Claus (in Bahasa Indonesia, it is well-known as Sinterklas – adopted from Dutch).

She was asking me politely:”Bugi, could I ask you a favour, would you mind to be St Claus for playgroup Christmas party?

My question was only whether it was a part of ritual or only a part of…

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