Eric A. Clayton is the deputy director of communications for the Jesuit Conference of Canada and the United States. He has a BA in creative writing and international studies from Fairfield University and an MA in international media from American University. He lives in Baltimore, MD, with his wife and two daughters. Clayton is the author of Cannonball Moments: Telling Your Story, Deepening Your Faith.
We hadn’t expected mermaids.
Unicorns, sure. The queen? Most likely. Knights and jousting and turkey legs—obviously.
But mermaids? My daughters were enchanted.
“I have a question, Daddy,” the eldest, four-and-a-half, said.
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