The act of procreation is participation with God in the creation of eternal souls! Having children–whether biologically or via adoption–is a radical act of hope.
My mom would have keeled over if we had done this as kids! (Personally, I think I might try it in our hallway.) Let Kids Paint on the Wall.
Hurry is never what’s needed — only a slowness that’s fully awake. Honestly, I could link to Ann every week. Every word. Her words are my therapy.
The Thoughtful Parent’s Guide to Thinking Through Vaccinations. The more I learn, the more I need to learn… regardless of your stance in Camp Vax or Camp No Vax, this is great reading. (If you’re curious, we are somewhere in between.)