I started to very intentionally work prayer into our daily conversation in ways that didn’t feel forced or hokey.
How I feel about these plants in my garden is merely a fraction of the way Jesus feels about me and how I am growing.
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.
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.