The Scriptures — both the Old and New Testaments — are filled with stories of faith-filled mothers. These ancient women faced some of the same challenges and felt many of the same emotions that mothers feel today.
Lectio divina for kids: Teach your kids to pray with Scripture
Teach your kids lectio divina, the ancient practice of praying with Scripture. Here’s what to do, including a guided prayer service and resources to help.
Taking care of others and serving those in need is a way to express God’s love to others. The Beatitudes show us how to live this out. Download the Beatitudes […]
Three Times the Bible Tells You to Quit Bugging Your Children
If you’re reading this, odds are you are an involved parent. (Deadbeat parents don’t tend to read publications subtitled, “Family Faith on the Go.”) That said, let me add this: […]
Invocations: Super-short prayers for when life gets crazy
You’ve got a baby in one arm, groceries in the other, your toddler somehow got your phone, which is ringing—quick, what do you do? When you need to pray but don’t really have time to sit down and compose yourself, an invocation might be just the ticket. Invocations (or “pious invocations”) are very short prayers—usually a phrase or sentence—that can be said once (as a quick, spontaneous prayer during stressful or busy times) or repeated over and over as a way of meditating on the presence of God.