My daughter would start with the memorized prayer, then go “off script” and talk to God. She learned to pray.
Concentrated time with Jesus and a faithful, beloved community such as the ones formed at camp are important for all of us.
Being turned away at another church taught me the value of the sacrament of reconciliation in my own.
I’m an Episcopal Youth Event parent. It matters that I stop, hear my daughter’s story – and listen for what God has done in it.
Visiting holy spaces helps us find the wonder and beauty of God in unfamiliar surroundings.
My daughter is learning to trust her sense of herself and her vocation. So am I.