Risk and Resurrection: Stories of Spring

Risk and Resurrection: Stories of Spring

I told Declan the story of the Passover the other night. Too many people separate Judaism and Christianity. I imagine being a Jew in the time of Jesus–Romans, poverty, political turmoil. Being a Jew in the time of Jesus was sort of like being a colonist...

A 7 Year Old’s Guide to Facebook

“Hey, Mom!” said Declan. “I can post to Facebook and I don’t even have one.” I wasn’t listening. There are two categories of things that come out of kid’s mouths–things to ignore, and things we should notice. This was...

Mysteries of the Universe

“Why do fancy ladies hate farms?” Declan asked. He woke up with this earth-shattering question on his mind. “I don’t know,” I said. “Seriously, Mom. Maybe they hate farms because they dress so nice and farms are dirty?” He...
Getting Rich by Age 7

Getting Rich by Age 7

“You know what today is?” I asked the boy. I was sitting at the computer. Declan looked over my shoulder. “What?” he asked. “Payday. That’s the day I give away all my money and pay the bills.” “Don’t give away your...