This scene feels like my life in the times when I have more things to do than there is time to do them.
Hope is the word I’m clinging to during this Lent.
My attempts to modify others’ behavior during the six weeks before Easter haven’t really been any more effective than my mother’s were.
How will you begin your Lenten season? Miriam McKenney talks to her teens about their Lenten disciplines and reflects on the importance of taking children to Ash Wednesday worship. When we honor and face death, we prepare ourselves to be welcomed in to new life in Jesus.
As I think ahead to Lent, I know the place I need to start is in prayer.
Our families show us God in everyday life. Recognizing these moments is critical for our faith and the faith of our children.
Participation in Lent Madness can be turned into a family ritual, like lighting the Advent Wreath at dinnertime or saying bedtime prayers together.
The way the Magi leave is just as important as the way they came; the world they encountered in Jesus changes everything.
Epiphany offers us a chance to remember that Jesus was a king, but not the king people thought he would be. He was a baby, a child of God, and his life promised that we, too, would all be children of God. The prophets foretold him, God revealed him, the Three Kings honored him, and we adore him.
At Epiphany we celebrate that Jesus came as the savior of the whole world.