Emotions stand at what feels like a mere blink away, always. I hear her message, that one I read just before a daughter was delivered weeks early and would need multiple surgeries before she and I finally got to sleep under the same roof of home…eucharisteo. Thanks in all circumstances, for all things.
A while ago I was looking for a gift to give at church for children’s baptisms or to new parents, when I stumbled upon these jumbo prayer beads, perfect for little hands. Wanting to connect the beads to a practice of prayer, I devised a little method of traveling the beads while praying The Lord’s Prayer, connecting each bead to a portion of the prayer, in the hopes that this tactile practice would help the children both memorize and internalize the prayer that Christ taught us all to pray.
During Lent this year, our church decided to start using the “modern” version of the Lord’s Prayer. I think it was to help keep us […]
This year we began homeschooling – and realized how seamlessly we could integrate faith.
I taught my chapel kids the Lord’s Prayer. They taught me that I am still and always learning prayer.
It is by God’s hand, not our own doing, that we are all continually fed.