It might not happen as often as we’d like, but sometimes we do something excellent: that fondant-covered birthday cake that actually looked like the Pinterest pin that inspired it, that time we calmed down the about-to-explode toddler with serenity and grace, that one time last fall when the entire house was clean. 274 more words
Tags » Spiritual Childhood
Last year, I told a condensed version of my de-conversion story on Rod Dreher’s blog in response to a post he did in which he crowded about how millenials are supposedly flocking to conservative churches with traditional liturgies. 925 more words
A post on Confirmation in the middle of September seems out of place. Agreed.
However, as the school year starts again and my duties get more serious: I must send them to school with lunch every day (there’s no more subsisting on snacks at the park anymore); I must bathe them regularly (no more “bathing” during swim lessons—surely the chlorine kills stuff?—or in the hose); I must read to them every day (words on cereal boxes no longer count); I feel like I need my own Parents more. 248 more words