A Prayer for World Peace and Healing

In our deepest, darkest moments, a prayer serves as the source of our strength, joy, hope, and love. We're living in a very cruel, evil world now. When you try to look around, or watch in the news, killings seem to be just an ordinary thing for some people. People are being killed just like … Continue reading A Prayer for World Peace and Healing

Teachers as facilitators of learning and as second parents

Today is Happy Teachers’ Day. As we celebrate this special day for teachers around the world and for their hard work, we must never forget that one of their greatest contributions is to help young minds learn and grow. Aside from teaching children to behave and to judge what is right and wrong, teachers play … Continue reading Teachers as facilitators of learning and as second parents

The gift of fatherhood is one that should allow Christ to transform our lives

Although Jesus Christ, during his brief stay on earth a little over two thousand years ago, did not marry someone and to literally bear children with any woman, he was the head of the spiritual family he was establishing. It’s like a flock of sheep where offsprings (represented by lambs) follow their Shepherd. Christ plays … Continue reading The gift of fatherhood is one that should allow Christ to transform our lives

Parenting is the realization of God’s work within us

Parenting is about who we are as a person in the first place. It is learning about our flaws, needs, growth, and potentials. It is about our concern, as parents, of our own sinful behavior and how we’re going to make it right. The apostle Paul has this to say for parents in Colossians chapter … Continue reading Parenting is the realization of God’s work within us

How to deal with your child’s curiosity about knowing the existence of a God

Young children are naturally curious. They want to know just about anything and that’s fine. But what if your child asks you something you don’t quite expect a young mind would come up with? Like, for example, your child is asking you on whether God exists or not. How are you going to explain it … Continue reading How to deal with your child’s curiosity about knowing the existence of a God

How to encourage the young kids to be curious right in our own backyard

Every parent should know that their young kids need places and time to explore for the reason that they’re learning best through direct, first hand experiences with the people and objects in the world around them. However, we must as well be careful to ensure that their safety is not sacrificed. Parents need to be … Continue reading How to encourage the young kids to be curious right in our own backyard

How to genuinely help motivate our kids

We parents have high hopes for our kids. We would do everything to keep them inspired for learning, for achievement, and for success in life. We want them to grow up equipped with everything they need to have for a better life. But, then, despite our best intentions, we would still find many of them … Continue reading How to genuinely help motivate our kids

The importance of helping the child to learn who his or her parents are while the child is learning who he or she is

Whether you like it or not, as your child grows up, he or she is more than capable of engaging in the process of becoming his or her own person because of a remarkable built-in potential he or she has had since birth. His experience would enable him or her to develop the ability to … Continue reading The importance of helping the child to learn who his or her parents are while the child is learning who he or she is

The importance of diversity in education for our kids

Since each child has different level of needs, interests, and ways of learning, there must be a school that offers a variety of educational approaches. It is about creating a system that, instead of trying to fit young children into some standardized school, has a school to fit every child in the community where they … Continue reading The importance of diversity in education for our kids

Finding authentic love and communion through fatherhood

It must be learned from the Heavenly Father. God is the Father who takes care of His children. He watches over and guards all of His creation. God has mastered the art of parenting. He is the Father of the fatherless, to quote from the Book of Psalm chapter sixty-eight, verse five, and defender of … Continue reading Finding authentic love and communion through fatherhood