Last week, I was in the doctor’s office with a sick kid. My son had a HIGH fever, so he was not acting like himself. I knew he was sick because he was cuddled up in my lap as opposed to exploring everything around us. With his fever-flushed head on my chest, I found myself singing to him.
“We three kings of Orient are, bearing gifts, we travel so far. (sic)” The little voice sings from the back of the car. My son, strapped into his carseat, is singing one of his favorite songs.
It can be very difficult to invite others into the messy, private worlds we inhabit with our immediate families, and if we’re lucky, our most […]
Today our church honors Mary, the mother of Jesus; a tradition dating back to the earliest days of the church. The gospels of Matthew and […]
Our families show us God in everyday life. Recognizing these moments is critical for our faith and the faith of our children.
One Advent, completely by accident, Christmas carols became part of the bedtime routine. And we were glad.
Maybe because I wasn’t raised in the church, I’ve spent half my life trying to figure out how to observe Advent and Christmas.
We give our children an invaluable and timeless gift when we practice prayer with them.
There are many fun and simple ways to celebrate the feast of Epiphany at home.