What is parenting if not equipping our children with the ability to function in the world?
Due to procrastination and a lack of communication I was anxious and alone on an otherwise serene night. The anxiety became anger and then in my anger, I sinned.
Failing was my entrance into a holy 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.
Human beings break their promises. But God doesn’t break promises to us.
How do you teach your kids and teens to be thankful? How do you practice forgiveness? I’ve find practicing forgiveness and thankfulness much like choir or cello practice. It takes a lot of work, and the work never seems to end. And I don’t just mean for our kids.
Being forgiven – and forgiving others – is at the core of our faith.
When I became a godmother, I thought I would be the one doing the teaching.
Embody the love of God to my children? There are moments when I’m just trying to find the nearest hole into which I can crawl and hide.
The Episcopal Church celebrates the feast of St. Peter and St. Paul on June 29th. Through the forgiveness Jesus gave Peter and the conversion Paul experienced, we are reminded to have hope for ourselves and those we love.