Friday means pizza, drinks, the start to the weekend! We all love Fridays! Even our school blasts music from the loud speakers at the end of the day. It feels great. But traditionally, Fridays have been a day of sacrifice. It is the day on which our Lord hung on the cross and died … More Friday Night – Party or Penance?
Do you ever want to pray but not really know what to do? Here are some ideas for about 10-15 minutes of quiet personal prayer. What do you usually do? What are your ideas? What is best for you? Leave a comment if you wish! Ideas of things to do during personal prayer time With … More Personal Prayer
While many of us are planting seeds, preparing soil for saplings, feeding established plants, pruning to create new growth and fighting weeds, we can take a tip from the natural world to more clearly understand what is happening in our souls and how to care for those of our children. Perhaps you could sit outside … More Cultivate New Growth
Sometimes it helps to have a written or audio guide for a daily prayer time/ devotional. Also, listening and learning at other times through out the week can really help to fuel the fire. Here is an assortment of digital media you can use.
There is only so much you have the capacity to do. No matter how much planning, creativity, staying up late or amazing effort, you can only be in one place at a time, doing one thing. Kids naturally know this limitation. They whine. They call, “Mooommmm”. They expect their things will be taken care of even though … More We are limited
People have been telling me forever that my kids are well behaved at Mass. I’ll tell you the secret… It is really easy and takes no preparation. Most people aren’t willing to do it though. Are you ready? Sit in the front pew. Not the second, not close to the front. The first row. Think … More Kids in Church – Let them See!