In my early years as a mother, the “sacred in the ordinary” opened a new way of thinking for me.
Where did it go? The first half of Lent has passed as quickly as sand slipping through an hourglass.
What tradition has been passed down from the generations before you? Why do you continue this tradition? What is your family’s most loved tradition? What tradition would you like to initiate and why? What tradition…
Children are a gift from God. They are a blessing of life and love. It is ours to love and protect them, to teach them about the good and gracious God who created them.
We just returned from a visit to the Chicago area where we attended our granddaughter Micheala’s first holy Communion.
It is in family life that we first experience love; it is the first school of love.
There are a myriad of ways that love is shared with others, but one picture always comes to the mind of my husband, our daughter, granddaughter and myself.
Long ago, when our granddaughter Beth was in grade school, she was hurt by something a classmate said. Her wounded feelings deflated her usually cheerful approach to life.
The Bible clearly identifies the kingdom of God and its relationship to children. Children possess an innate goodness that is pleasing to God.
Marge and Jack Gladbach, Jean and Eugene Messing, Mimi and Ray Wiggins