Religious Books in School Libraries

Religious Books in School Libraries

School librarians want to make sure that their libraries have the books that children need to understand the diverse world they live in. And that diversity includes not only cities and farms, deserts and rain forests, whales and sharks and grizzly bears, it also...
When People Are Mean: Guest Post by D. G. Driver

When People Are Mean: Guest Post by D. G. Driver

My oldest brother went to middle school way across town because it had the best special education program. It had a year-round schedule, so my parents pulled me out of my walking-distance elementary school and plopped me into a year-round school also pretty far from...
Four Tips for Fasting as a Family

Four Tips for Fasting as a Family

Guest post by Sarah Wright, The Orthodox Mama When my kids and I walked into Target a couple of days ago, we were immediately overwhelmed with the sounds and sights of “the holidays.” My seven-year-old son commented, “Didn’t we just have Halloween, Mom?” Yep! During...
The Logos for My Nonverbal Son

The Logos for My Nonverbal Son

Guest post by Summer Kinard A Boy Who Could Sing Holy We are all born with the seed of the Logos in us. When we are baptized, the seed is watered so that we begin to grow into the likeness of God. In a nutshell, that’s the way of salvation for Orthodox Christians. We...

The Scandalous Mary of Egypt

Guest post by Grace Brooks When I set out to write my book for young readers called Queen Abigail the Wise, I knew that it was going to begin on the first Sunday of Lent and end on Pascha night. So naturally, it would include the fifth Sunday in Lent — the...

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