Tagged: children

I See You

By Elrena Evans The week school began this year, I was chatting with one of the therapists at my son’s elementary school. She asked who his teacher was for second grade, and when I...

Heroes or Neighbors?

by Aimee Fritz “So what does this have to do with refugees?” I asked my kids at breakfast. “I don’t know. Maybe the naked part?” my son offered. “He’s naked? That’s what ‘stripped him...

What Is the Value of One Human Life?

by Becky Baik I find I have been pondering this question a lot lately, and not just because it happens to be the promotional tagline for my husband’s favorite soon-to-be-released video game.  We live...

Alive!

Holy Week brings us from Palm Sunday to Good Friday to Resurrection Day, from triumph to tragedy back to triumph. It reminds us more than any other liturgical season that Jesus’ life, ministry, tortured...

How Can You Welcome Refugees?

by Kristyn Komarnicki Our little house church consists of four families dedicated to loving God, each other, and the world for all we’re worth. By the grace of God, sometimes we do this well....

A Prayer for Teachers

God of Love, thank you for every teacher who notices a child’s special gift. Thank you for teachers who are listeners and gentle guides. Thank you for teachers who expect much and love enough...

Heroes of the Faith: Elizabeth Fry

(1780-1845) The first evidence of Elizabeth Fry’s reforming spirit was her own powerful transformation at age 18 from a frivolous girl who boldly wore scarlet-laced boots to Quaker meeting to a serious young woman...