Good Friday can bring challenging conversations with kids. Here are ideas and resources to help.
Is even Judas included in the love of God?
Palm crosses are an outward and visible sign of the triumph of sacrifice and love.
As our family began to follow the rhythm of the church calendar, I realized that all traditions start somewhere.
In Fra Angelico’s painting of the Annunciation, the angel Gabriel reverences Mary. What does that mean for us?
If I want to be able to absorb all the new life Easter has to offer – all the resistance it offers to the powers of sin in our broken world – I need the grace that comes with honest confession and repentance.
Persecution, betrayal, torture and agonizing death don’t make for contented bedtime stories or heart-warming conversation around the dinner table. How do we help little ones understand Lent?
Lent is a perfect time to teach your children what it means that Christ is our Good Shepherd. Here’s a plethora of children’s books to help you do just that.
The day will come when death slaps my kids in the face. When it does, I want them to remember all our Ash Wednesdays.
My hope is that–with one eye on my prayer book, and the other on the compost heap–I can come to respect the work death does for us… the life it enables to take root.