Though we are not out of the woods yet, I’ve already begun looking in the rear-view mirror. In doing so, I’ve found some amazing gifts from this time.
Every other pew was roped off, complete with red ribbon. My daughters looked back at me, a little confused. Were we allowed to be close to our friends and neighbors?
Today we celebrate the Visitation of Mary. The Visitation is when Mary, pregnant with Jesus, goes to visit her cousin Elizabeth, pregnant with John (the baptizer). I like to think about this holy friendship—this time of mutual support and love for each other.
Growing up in Michigan, Uncle Charlie’s “Keys for Kids” radio show was a weekly tradition.
Saint Augustine of Hippo writes of his mom’s persistence in her fight for his soul while he lived a life devoted wholly to his self and the fulfilling of its passions.
In a short life of 33 years, Saint Catherine of Siena never seems to have wasted a moment.
Earlier this year I came across a Bible verse during my morning devotional reading that took me by surprise .“Grace be with all who love our Lord Jesus Christ with love incorruptible.” —Ephesians 6:24 (ESV)
Mark’s account of the resurrection is absolutely perfect for children.
In my experience, many pastors and ministry leaders approach the death of Jesus much too casually with children.
Do you remember observing Maundy Thursday at home last year? It felt like a quaint, one-time experience to share with our households, then years later share as a story with future generations of the family. Except of course, it wasn’t a one-time experience. We’re here again a year later with another Maundy Thursday at home.