A shorter version of this was published in my parish bulletin this past week, I was asked to write a piece reflecting upon one of the scripture readings for the month. I think it might be helpful considering the upcoming inauguration and the feelings that many have about our incoming President. I can only hope […]
Decorum; (noun) dignified propriety of behavior, speech, dress. The quality or state of being decorous, or exhibiting such dignified propriety; orderliness; regularity. (source: dictionary.com) The world is singularly lacking in decorum. I’m not sure if has always been this bad but I’m quite sure the ready access to the internet and social media has made it […]
So you’re gonna homeschool….
It’s very exciting, those weeks of anticipation before you begin homeschooling for the first time. The boxes of books are coming in the mail, you’ve read a few inspiring books to help you along. You’ve bought a few bookcases and maybe a table or desk. It’s a lot of fun to get geared up for […]
Raising Children That Pray
I was very happy, this week, to speak to a group of sixth grade parents in our parish about how to pray with their children. They were a nice group (actually two groups) and my talk was brief enough not to annoy anyone. I think busy parents who attend a meeting at 7:30 at […]
My intention is to be more than one word
If you have been active on social media at all in the last few days you will have noticed that many people are picking a word to define the upcoming year. Some refer to it as setting an intention; “I intend to be more powerful, purposeful, careful… ” and others are referring to it as […]