During a time when our imaginations are filled with the motherhood of Mary, let’s reflect on the motherhood of an older woman: Elizabeth.
Armed love is a fighting love that embraces the struggle, sacrifice, and self-donation that Christian discipleship demands.
What if when we were children we were taught how to listen in prayer, not just to “say our prayers”?
God doesn’t stop us from walking off a cliff. From mistakes can come life-shaping grace.
Antonia discovers with her daughter that “church” is more than going to church.
Why might God not seem to answer prayers? A disappointment might be the very thing that saves our life, without our knowing. “Just look at the birds,” as Jesus might say.
When one simple practice of service can bring joy and lead you to your becoming.
One mother had an encounter with God through the good intentions of her three year old daughter.
The other day at a pond by my house I saw a boy who stopped suddenly to look at the sailboats. Nothing special about them, except the boy was experiencing a moment of God’s presence in beauty.