Posts tagged: Questions

Project-Based Spirituality

A few years ago, my children’s school decided to sponsor two Habitat for Humanity home builds. The actual…

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Welcoming Afghan Refugees

Many of the refugees airlifted to the U.S. out of Afghanistan last month are currently housed at Fort Lee in Virginia,…

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Spiritual Activities for Public Spaces

Children spend a lot of time in public spaces: shopping at grocery stores, waiting for buses, washing clothes at…

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Spiritual Reminiscing

Parents talk with young children about the past a lot. We remind them of the last time they saw their cousins. We…

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Developing Trust

When it comes to deciding what information about spirituality to trust and what to doubt, children acquire useful…

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Guided Play

When it comes to educating young children, we’ve all heard that play is an important part of learning. And yet, when…

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Explaining Gun Violence

Mass shootings have become commonplace in the U.S. No matter how a parent feels about gun control, the thought of…

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Exploring Life & Death with Soul

Pixar movies are beloved by both children and adults for their creative stories, well-developed characters, and…

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Children’s Spiritual Questions

“Mommy, why did Jennifer* get cancer?” This probing question from my nine year old daughter caught me off guard.…

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Family Hospitality

“Look at what I made,” says my son, holding up to me his newest drawing. I respond, “Just one more second,…

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Stimulating Spiritual Curiosity

When my children were younger, they regularly asked deep spiritual questions. Preschool drop-off conversations were…

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