The Facts of Life by Padraig Ó Tuama

The Facts of Life by Padraig Ó Tuama

The Facts of Life by Padraig Ó Tuama That you were born and you will die.   That you will sometimes love enough and sometimes not.   That you will lie if only to yourself.   That you will get tired.   That you will learn most from the situations...
25 Childrens Books for Advent and Christmas

25 Childrens Books for Advent and Christmas

Each year we count down the days of Advent by unwrapping a reading a book each night. While some of the books we use are fun and frivolous, we try to use these books and this time to teach the story of Advent and Christmas to our kids. We hope to offer a counter...
Our Endings are for the Kindom

Our Endings are for the Kindom

I sat on the phone with a dear friend and colleague, listening to their lament. “Damn” I said, because that’s what ministers sometimes say to each other when we talk about hard things. The church they were serving was headed toward closure and my friend was dismayed...
Temptation by Nina Cassian

Temptation by Nina Cassian

Call yourself alive? Look, I promise you that for the first time you’ll feel your pores opening like fish mouths, and you’ll actually be able to hear your blood surging though all those lanes, and you’ll feel light gliding across the cornea like the...
11 More Books to Enrich Young Faith

11 More Books to Enrich Young Faith

The creativity it takes to teach children always requires keeping an eye out for books and resources that can connect the stories of our faith to the experiences of our children. There’s nothing more exciting than watching a child’s imagination come alive with...

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