Maybe you, like me, are surprised to see Pamela Anderson in a Christian education blog.
Ammonius the Hermit
Have you ever googled someone—or yourself, of course!—only to discover a whole lot of other people, in other countries and states, with the same name?
The Challenge of Earth Day
What is our relationship to this fragile Earth, our island home?
Brigid’s reminder of the world’s malleability
Take a moment, and think of one of your heroes.
Observing the Feast of Saint Stephen by Doing
I first learned of Stephen, as I suspect many of us do, via Wenceslas and his walk over deep, crisp, and even snow. In that lovely song, Stephen serves largely as the backdrop for an allegory about kingship.
Each and All Saints
When we offer nighttime prayers at our house, we always include a section of ‘thank you, God’.
The Blessed Confusion of Pentecost
To arrive at Pentecost, we should go through the Tower of Babel. The arrival of the Holy Spirit rhymes with that story on purpose—so let’s take a moment and follow a story we might not have thought about in years.
Matthias: Humble and Ready to Grow
‘Humility.’ We can use the word in such ugly ways, but humility simply means to be real, to be honest, to be ourselves. If you’re doing Lent, it’s a good Lenten word.
Seeing Humanity in the Saints We Don’t Like
If Jerome is right, and if you and I are going to be friends in the course of this post, I should start by being honest. I don’t really like Jerome.
Macrina and Big Siblings in Faith
“Will you not put an end,” she asked, “to your failure to recognise the good things which come from God?” —The Life of Macrina by […]