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.
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.
Are your kids too young to “get” Lent? Here are some fun ways to turn the season into an adventure.
The heavy stone of guilt was lifted. This was not magic, but mystery.
Our traditional family observance isn’t fitting so well at this stage of our life. Might Lent Madness? We’re about to find out.
Sandra Montes reflects… Since Easter is my favorite time of the year, I have always made a big deal about it with my son.
The story of Jesus’ Passion, death on the cross, and resurrection is at the heart of our Christian faith and worship. Yet this is a challenging […]
You visit the earth and water it… You water its furrows abundantly, settling its ridges, softening it with showers, and blessing its growth. – Psalm 65 During Lent on […]