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 […]
Being a long distance parent never gets any easier. You live with the constant feeling that something is missing. There is a dull ache you […]
I stood and stared on the snack food aisle, comparing popcorn labels. I had signed up to bring snacks to my daughter’s scouting meeting, and […]
How do you begin to dismantle racism in our daily lives? Miriam writes about the challenge and the necessity of challenging and obliterating racism.
From the outside, our youngest daughter looks like a typical developing toddler. If you passed her in the store, you would probably think that she […]
O God of justice and compassion, you put down the proud and mighty from their place, and lift up the poor and the afflicted: We […]
Time for confession— I take far too much pride in my son. It is sinful. I am a realist and know the day will come […]
Wednesday was my Leader Day; I’m still partial to this midweek day, despite its reputation as Hump Day—some obstacle to be gotten over, rather than […]
Do your kids love church camp? What do you do when they don’t? Miriam McKenney shares her experiences with her daughters when some love church camp and some don’t.
At some point I was told that adults were the only ones with true wisdom and knowledge. And then I became an adult and a […]