There are a variety of explanations for why children ask questions and why they stop, as well as how our culture as a whole is doing at asking questions.
On Sunday, January 26, Kobe Bryant, his thirteen-year-old daughter Gianna, and seven others were killed in a helicopter crash. The deaths sent shockwaves through the NBA, Los Angeles, and the world at large.
Even though the liturgical calendar is familiar terrain for me, for those who are not used to it the liturgical calendar might seem disorienting at first. While the rest of the world counts down to a new year with celebration on December 31, the church begins the new church year with preparation during the season of Advent.
Jesus, in His ministry, embodied the perfect mentor as He lived life with His disciples.
Now at the dawn of a new decade in a relatively new century, I wonder about our ability to see beyond the assurances of amazing apps and devices that promise us increased productivity, free entertainment, better communication, and enhanced lives.
Every New Year’s I go through the same thing. I fail to come up with a good resolution. I scroll through everyone else’s resolutions and read articles about all of the goals I could be setting. I subconsciously add each person’s resolution to a list that lives in my head.