Family Living

September 2023

Sep 25

Grace-filled joke

An old joke tells of a farmer standing proudly by his field of corn. A traveling preacher was passing by and said, “You know, you and the good Lord are partners in creating this field.” The farmer replied, “That may be, but you should’ve seen the place when God was the sole owner!” This content comes to you from Our...
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Sep 18

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 11

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 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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