Nurturing the Heart of a Child.
Category: Church

Over the holidays I have had the opportunity to participate in Advent celebrations in churches of different faiths.  I am always curious to observe how churches include or exclude children in the life of the church because it says something about how they view the spiritual growth and development of little ones.  In one church […]

One of my favorite stories as a kid was Chicken Little.  Lately, I have been feeling a lot like Henny Penny, the main character in the story, who declares the sky is falling but her warning falls on deaf ears.  Like Henny Penny, I believe the sky is falling with regard to our children.  We […]

One of the things I have always loved about being a teacher is that each year there is a new beginning.  We may teach year round but typically once a year there is at least a slightly different mix of children and a feeling of a new start. As we begin again this fall, one […]