“I just gave you that book to write to keep you busy in between appointments; your real work is all these interruptions.” The biggest stumbling block to truly listening, especially to children, is our self-important business. Henri Nouwen SJ, a Jesuit author and university professor, complained to God about all the undergraduate students who knocked…… Continue reading Listen
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meet my first grandson and second grandchild, Declan- Celtic for The Good One. he is tiny but perfect and looks exactly like his Scottish grandfather and dad! My posts this week: Root Our Children in Love The Vacuum Cleaner Syndrome
Teenagers love to drive parents crazy Living through teenage drama without loosing your sanity One of my sons , in his early teens, had just announced that he could not stand living under our roof another minute, “I’m out of here!”, he bellowed, “and don’t expect me to come back!” The door slammed and he…… Continue reading “How Much Longer, Lord, How Much Longer?”