When we make family formation a fraught exercise, we work against our own desires.
I must have forgotten to share my peace and joy-filled plan with the kids.
The best kinds of gifts are those that foster faith.
You can introduce her to this friendship by helping your child to pray.
We want to give our children the world! So often what we end up giving them is continued complicity in the world’s model of desire and scarcity. Our faith teaches something better.
We give our children an invaluable and timeless gift when we practice prayer with them.
Our children have been receiving the Eucharist since Baptism—and yet they still need instruction in what that means.
We have transitioned away from “cute” to… toeing the line of scary.
How many of our current events—in politics or in our church deliberations—get stuck in frustrating stalemates?
What follows this verse in Philippians is a reminder that if we follow the practices mentioned in this chapter, the God of peace will be with us.