Posts Categorized: Children

Reflections On Mother’s Day

Mother's Day and children

Another Mother’s Day has come and gone. It is a day often fraught with emotion – hope and disappointment, joy and sadness, pride, anger, guilt, gratitude are among the feelings that this annual ritual evokes. Why is this day so loaded with feelings? Sheer numbers are part of the reason. According to the census bureau,… Read more »

Children long for significance and belonging

child sits with happy smile and a Bible open on lap

What do …an adorable baby, …a teen with attitude, …an exhausted working parent …and a fragile nursing home resident have in common? To start with they are all human. And like all of us they have deep longings for love, security, understanding, significance and belonging. These basic emotional needs form the foundation of relationships across… Read more »