St. Philip and St. James are almost unknown people. Yet clearly they mattered to Jesus.
I taught my chapel kids the Lord’s Prayer. They taught me that I am still and always learning prayer.
Palm crosses are an outward and visible sign of the triumph of sacrifice and love.
The church calendar has no time for frenetic, harried mindlessness. (Which is a shame, because I’d be great at that.)
Remember when the acronym WWJD got popular? What Would Jesus Do is a great question to ask in a myriad of situations: when you’re parking, and someone goes for the same spot you’re going for, when someone is rude, and you want to tell them a thing or two… but what about parenting? Have you ever looked at your kids and wondered… what would Jesus do?
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.
There will be days when we don’t run well—when we fall down or throw up or cry or can’t finish. And that is ok. We have not ruined Lent.
No parent, not matter how old your child is, wants to watch his or her child to be hurt. We need to find ways to rebuild our children so that they want to continue to pursue their goals. This time, we did this by praying for those who wish us to fail.
Jesus talks about sowers planting seeds, of abundance out of scraps, about bread and wine and love. This turns out to be very practical wisdom.
My son stunned me with the depth of his faith and passion for the teachings of Jesus.