Parenting as a Spiritual Path: The Lessons in a Severed Ankle, a Chipped Tooth, and Stretch Marks

Growing up, I thought that I could only experience the spiritual in religious places like churches or in solemnly recited words of prayer (and only when I was perfectly well-behaved). Once I became a parent, however, my four children taught me that the sacred can surprise me everywhere, often most … Continue reading

What Should Huma Do?

Sally Quinn offers some interesting insights about the difference between forgiveness and forgetting in this article. It reminded me of a quote that’s being forwarded on one of the Imago listservs this week: Forgiveness never makes a wrong act right, nor does forgiveness condone or excuse the wrong act. Forgiveness … Continue reading

Holidaze? Stress and Depression Arrive With Bells On

Despite expectations to the contrary, the holidays often bring on bouts of stress and depression in addition to seasonal cheer. The Mayo Clinic has identified three main trigger points of holiday stress and depression including relationships, finances, and physical demands. But realistic planning can help people cope with the circumstances … Continue reading

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