“Why Doesn’t God Ever Answer My Prayer?” Or: The Curious Case of the Missing Shoes

“Mom, I don’t pray anymore, because God never answers my prayers.” How does a parent respond to such honesty from their kids? In our case, God provided a little lesson in the form of a pair of lost shoes. by Becky … Read More

"Why Do We Eat God?" (Questions Kids Ask #1)

“Why do we want to eat God?” Five-year-old Maggie dropped this question on me after we finished our meal prayer tonight. My first reaction: What a wonderful expression for the Eucharist, “eating God.” It sounds scandalous–a slap across the face … Read More