It’s okay not to be okay. Right now, things in the world are not okay, but I’ve been talking to your kids and they are doing just fine. They love the walks you’re taking together as a family. They love gathering around the dinner table. Game nights and movie nights make them laugh and cry… Continue reading your kids are okay
Lent is coming. What are you giving up? This is the question heard across generations as we enter into the season of Lent. Innocent children and their experienced grandparents are curious, both about the question and its answer. We all want to know. What are you giving up? Before we crawl into one another's minds,… Continue reading a suffering lent
"I'll pray for you."
This is what we say to other people of faith when we don't know what else to say. We hear words proclaiming sickness or family strife or difficult decisions and then we nod, with sympathetic eyes, and say the words. I'll pray for you.
I do. I do pray. I throw that prayer up to God and let it float away, wondering as I watch it go if it will find its way...make its mark...even matter at all.