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As we weather the COVID-19 crisis, research about the impact of unprecedented seclusion upon children is bleak. You can’t help but empathize with children and families. This ‘account’ shares the perspective from a kid’s eye view. […] Read More

Physical distancing measures to respond to COVID-19 created an alternate universe for graduates in 2020. Our world faces a mess, yet your generation can help us clean it up. You are an inspiration. You will change the world. […] Read More

During this global pandemic, every family must learn to function in a world challenged by a shared contagious enemy and an economy built on unstable consumerism. All of us are struggling through these seven emotions and topics. […] Read More

Remember when the world was an exciting place. Remember being overcome with awe? That was before you grew up and lost sight of what was important. That was before you let the world take it away. Oh, to have the joy of a 2-year-old. […] Read More

My mother died March 20. I loved her with wild abandon. After my dad molested my sisters, Mom took her first steps to the dark side, the last bit of hope rinsed from her heart. She became my father’s accomplice. […] Read More

The global coronavirus pandemic has taken all our normal lives and turned them backwards on themselves. However, we can be in solidarity in a small way with people who have already have their lives turned upside down. […] Read More

We are responsible for each other, including homeless people. Children understand we should love and care for homeless kids and families and provide them with housing, clothing, medical care and education. Do adults understand too? […] Read More

When writing on controversial subjects for the public, it’s easy to be misunderstood. No matter how hard you try to make your thoughts clear, if the subject is controversial, you will be misunderstood by some. Case in point. […] Read More

All our families lead busy lives. It’s hard to find the time to nurture our children’s spiritual lives. But discipleship at home isn’t about doing more; it’s about inviting Christ into what you are already doing. […] Read More

At Christmas, we sing the message of incarnation in ancient words and imagery. But do we allow it to change us? Will we see the face of Christ in the faces of children traversing borders in our own land today? […] Read More