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Simple Things: A Pre-School Tweak

If there is one thing we’ve learned as Christian educators during this pandemic, it’s that many of our parents were ill-prepared to take on the role of being faith-formers at home when our church buildings closed and our church programmes were shuttered. And, it...

Simple Things

In this Eastertide, and in the waning days of the school year (for many), we invite our readers to step back and allow yourselves to embrace simple things. Like you, many of us have pushed HARD over these past few years, trying to support and nurture faith, pivoting...

An Easter Prayer

Happy Easter! The Lenten season and the celebration of Easter happens to coincide very nicely with spring when everything that has either died or is dormant comes to life again. It is as if nature itself is embracing the power of the "resurrection" by displaying the...

A Prayer Practice for the Stuff of Holy Week

  Meet us this week, Lord, in the stuff of Holy Week. Help us notice the symbols that tell of your love. They are all around us—gift after gift from you.   Meet us in green leaves waving and in stones by the road. Remind us to lift our voices in hosannas as...

Won’t You Be My Neighbour?

Happy Mr. Roger’s Day! It is not only a beautiful day in the neighbourhood, it is a beautiful day to go out and meet our neighbours. Mr. Rogers was above all else a good neighbour; more important than being a teacher and entertainer of children (and even their...

Filling Our Kindness-Buckets with Children’s Literature

“These days, it seems more important than ever for books to show young people how to act with thoughtfulness, civility, and kindness.”  ―The New York Times Book Review These past two years have been difficult for many reasons. Our news has been filled with stories of...

A Simple Neighborly Project

Members of Faith Presbyterian Church of Indian Land, SC, sought to be good global citizens. They looked for ways to be actively involved in addressing the environmental crisis in the world on a scale that allowed them to make a difference. They found a way to put...

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