Rise and Shine & Give God the Glory!

My kids LOVE to sing. Likely this is because my husband and I LOVE to sing and we always have music on in our home – except when we are trying to be intentional about silence. My children (and likely yours) know well the tunes of the various prayers from church and we enjoy singing many of our prayers especially prayers to the Theotokos like “To thee the champion leader” (which my…

Where else God is? A little children’s rhyme

In my last post I shared how my 3 year old son started asking me a lot – “Is God over us?” He seemed to be constantly wanting to be reassured or reminded that this was true. A few days after my post he asked me “Mommy who is below us?” And rather than read too deeply into questions of hell or an “underworld” I imagined his concrete understanding really wanting to…