Family Living

September 2017

Sep 25

Thriving in the daily dash

by Woodeene Koenig-Bricker in Family Faith on the Go   St. Thérèse of Lisieux exemplifies an approach to life that focuses not on crossing things off a list, but on being fully present in each moment and making everything we do into a gift of love.   We can begin to emulate her — and find some respite from the...
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Sep 18

Big “T” traditions

Traditions are important to families. Singing the family birthday song, making grandma’s banana bread, praying in a special way at holiday meals — traditions are the foundation on which strong families are built. Likewise, the Church was built upon the rituals and traditions of the apostles and the early Christian communities. This...
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Sep 11

Helping kids cope with tragedies

By: Dr. Joseph White,  OSV Newsweekly News of terrorist events and shootings often cause us all to be concerned and alarmed. We may feel more vulnerable than before, and sometimes it’s hard to know which threats to take seriously and how best to protect ourselves. Children experience many of the same feelings as adults —...
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Sep 4

A Parent’s Prayer of Stewardship

Lord, I give you thanks for creating me and redeeming me. I give you thanks for allowing me to participate in your creative action through my children. Assist me in teaching my children that you are with them in all aspects of their lives including their finances. Help me to always show my children through my words and action that I believe:...
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