Tag: Family

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    MaryAnn KcKibben Dana, pastor of Idylwood Presbyterian Church in Falls Church, Virginia, and her family are spending one day a week without computers, work, or other distractions to see if a modern family can spend “holy time” together. More

    April 5, 2013 | Comments

  • thumb01-maryann-interview

    “Just being in conversation with our loved ones is a way to get in touch with the sacred part of life and so with the right intention and the right attention I think we can really see how God encounters us in all aspects of our lives.” More

    April 5, 2013 | Comments

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    Young Mormons are pursuing their educations and careers “not with the purpose of delaying marriage, but with the idea that we want to have a full life that includes all of those things,” says Beverli Jo DeWalt. More

    August 17, 2012 | Comments

  • thumb01-madeleine1

    “There’s a flaw in human nature, and it’s in all great writing, the tragic flaw... and yet there is the expectation that ultimately it’s going to be okay,” said this beloved author and lay Episcopalian, who described herself as “a writer who is struggling to be a Christian.”

    February 10, 2012 | Comments

  • thumb01-catholiccharities

    Catholic Charities in Illinois refuses to accept same-sex couples for adoption or foster parenting. Should the state, which recognizes civil unions, withdraw its funding of the charity? More

    September 30, 2011 | Comments

  • thumb01-kleinmanextra

    “You cannot understand caregiving unless you do it,” says Arthur Kleinman. “Acts of caregiving come as close to what I think religion is as I could name.” More

    October 1, 2010 | Comments

  • thumb01-interfaithdivorce

    “The fear people have is that if my child is raised in the other parent’s religion, then the child will grow closer to the other parent,” says one interfaith family mediator. More

    August 27, 2010 | Comments

  • thumb01-nelson

    The director of the Presbyterian Church USA’s Public Witness, Compassion, Peace and Justice Ministry speaks about the biblical meaning of neighbor and family and how that shapes the perspective of some faith communities on comprehensive immigration reform. More

    August 17, 2010 | Comments

  • thumb01-adoptionethics

    “The concern I have with a lot of families is that when they adopt they may not always see it as a permanency nowadays, because there’s a lot of availability to disrupt adoptions,” says Dr. Ronald Federici, a neuropsychologist. More

    June 18, 2010 | Comments

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    Rizwan Jaka says his family chose home schooling in order to provide “strong values, strong academics, strong respect and understanding of our faith, as well as respect for other faiths.” More

    April 23, 2010 | Comments

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