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Youth & Education

The Spiritual Lives of Teenagers & Thomas Merton

What do teenagers today need spiritually? Thomas Merton's life has surprising implications for today's youth.  Hearing Teenager's Voices Before we can begin to speak to the needs of today’s young people, we need to listen to what they’re saying. Here’s a sampling of quotes from students I...

5 Tips On Mindful Parenting

Mindful parenting is essential to raising children and growing spiritually ourselves. Here are 5 tips on how to parent children in a mindful way. Mindful Parenting as a Spiritual Practice Parenting is, in some ways, like creating and maintaining a spiritual practice. Parenting is an everyday activity,...