I once knew an Episcopal priest who was also a dad of young children. One of his daughters disliked their diocesan bishop greatly, and the […]
If you want a teenager to run away from church go ahead and teach them about the virgin saints. If you want teenagers to see the power they hold and the faith they can embody tell them about the the fearless arguers, the brave truth tellers, the rebel saints.
Have you ever read the story of the magical place Narnia? Maybe you have even seen the film. Today, we remember C.S. Lewis, the author and storyteller who invited us into this magical world through his writing.
The church celebrates St. Martin of Tours today, November 11th. Martin is best known for cutting his cloak in half with his sword to share with a beggar. Afterward, he had a vision of Christ, wrapped in the half cloak. It’s a pretty simple story, which is one of the reasons it works so well for young children. My children attend a Waldorf school, and celebrating St. Martin has been a beloved tradition for us since the oldest was in preschool.
There is a quilting group at my church that has been meeting every week for almost 60 years, working off of donations from cleaned out linen […]
In anticipation of leaving our children for a period of four days with their stalwart grandparents, my husband and I prepared all the things: favorite […]
As much as I like to imagine myself as a rule-breaker, the truth is I’m more inclined to contentedly walk the straight-and-narrow, hoping not to […]
My husband and I don’t watch TV news, partially because we have two elementary school aged children, but also because we prefer to read the […]
Born a member of the Ojibwe people in Canada, Enmegahbowh’s name means “he who prays for his people while standing.” While his name most certainly […]
The Episcopal Church honors St. Joseph this Saturday, March 19th. If you want to observe this day at home, you’ll need to plan ahead a bit. […]