A few weeks ago, my youth group joined Southern Ohio’s Diocesan Big Read, where we all read Exodus in community. What would my youth group think of my plan to have Bible study each week? Would extra snacks help? Here’s what happened.
I don’t know about your feed, but mine is full of posts about how to talk to our children about this latest tragedy. Here’s where God led us when we finally did.
“How did I get here?” I thought. “More importantly, how do I get out?”
I want my children to remember me as a person who loved them deeply, but who loved herself just as much.
By sharing in our brokenness, we find healing. We find God.
When dealing with teenagers, you have a choice: let their mood dictate everything else going on, or allow them to feel their feelings while you do something different. Here’s what happened when I sprang a last-minute trip to the beach on the girls.
This week, the annual business meeting and conference of The Union of Black Episcopalians is taking place in New Jersey. I can’t help but reflect on my past years attending UBE as a child and teenager. I waited for it all year.
My daughter is learning to trust her sense of herself and her vocation. So am I.
I started to very intentionally work prayer into our daily conversation in ways that didn’t feel forced or hokey.
Today we celebrate the Feast of the Visitation, when Mary goes to visit her older cousin, Elizabeth after accepting the call to carry and give birth to Jesus. Just why do we celebrate this event? Where’s our place in the story? Let’s find it.