Why Prayer is like Potty Training

“If you then, who are evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Father in heaven give good things to those who ask him” (Matthew 7:11 NRSV)! I have to confess I am not a potty training overachiever. I despise potty training. I’m trying to get my special needs toddler ready for preschool by potty training him, and it’s not working. I’m ready to give up. … [Read more...]

A Great Children’s Book: City Angel

I love reading to my son. I especially love to read him books that point to the spiritual aspect of our existence. This week, I stumbled upon a great book for children called City Angel by Eileen Spinelli. It’s about an angel who watches over and interacts with the people in a city. One of the things that I love about this book is its illustrations. City Angel is black and wears an afro, which … [Read more...]