Students found the idea of a week in silence more alarming than a week detoxing from substance abuse, but as full time high school English teachers, my husband and I treasured the time in silence and prayer.
Modern parenting has no shortage of overthinking things, and in particular, no shortage of overthinking holiday celebrations.
Each year, the Good Book Club invites Christians to read one book of the Bible from start to finish. For those of us accustomed to hearing short passages of scripture from different sections of the Bible each Sunday in the lectionary, it can be a powerful experience to consider a book of the Bible in its entirety.
A few years ago, I received an electronic Christmas card from a friend who had always sent a paper one.
The Good Book Club is back!
How do we observe Advent?
I’m a carpenter’s daughter. My father built the suburban Chicago house of my childhood with his own hands in the evenings after working his for-pay job. Suburban sprawl put food on my table and paid half my college tuition where in environmental science classes I was taught about its horrors.
Where did you see God today? Where are you in the story?
Picture books offer a way to explore The Way of Love and Becoming Beloved Community. Here’s a list that you can sort by practice to use for formation at home and in your faith communities.
Labyrinths are wonderful tools for practicing prayer and mindfulness. Labyrinths aren’t just for adults – learn how to incorporate labyrinths into your formation ministry at church and at home.