Giving My Kids a Safe Place to Fall
My goal is not to dictate what they believe or to think that if we do it right they will conform to our desires. I just want to lay out a net for them, in hopes that later in life, when they discover suffering or betrayal or heartache, they will have a safe place to fall.
Why We Go to Church
I was irritated with my kids all through church and the entranced by them later that afternoon at the beach. So which one was the more spiritual experience?
Happily Ever After, with Down Syndrome
A priest gives a woman who planned to abort her fetus with Down syndrome the option of adoption. Jezebel accuses him of coercion. But maybe this type of action is one way out of the politicized and polarized abortion wars.
Why We Still Go To Church
It's inconvenient and inefficient and sometimes doesn't even feel spiritual. But I'm glad we keep showing up.