Prayers of the People

I forget to pray. When I’m dashing from one task to the next I tend to rely on my own abilities and strengths to carry me through. When I see something heart-wrenching my first instinct is to either run away and try to ignore it or immediately try to think of a way I,...

The Importance of Children in the Service

One day, I was sweeping up in the house when my toddler picked up the broom and began walking around the house with it. When I asked what he was doing, he proudly replied, “it’s a cross! This is what “Big Ben” does at church.” He then continued with his processional....