Posts about Faith and Family

The Sounding Blog

Why I Go to Church

It’s Sunday morning. Maybe it’s raining outside. Maybe it’s a bit chilly. It’s a tempting thought to lay around in my pajamas,…

Nov 22, 2017
The Sounding Blog

Musings from a Grateful Convert: Baby in the House!

The following is a departure from my usual MO. Here is a poem in free verse that represents a personal glimpse into the miraculous event known as having…

Nov 12, 2017
The Sounding Blog

Thanksgiving: The Norm of Christian Existence

“Oh, give thanks to the Lord, for He is good! For His mercy endures forever” (Psalm 135:1 LXX). My dear brothers and sisters in Christ, Several decades…

Nov 09, 2017
The Sounding Blog

Book Review: When Mama Had Cancer

Cancer is big and scary. It’s a challenge to the whole family. It’s nearly impossible for adults to comprehend. It can be even more so bewildering…

Oct 15, 2017
The Sounding Blog

Care for the Caretaker

The 2017 Orthodox Family Ministry Conference was held near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, from September 20 to 23. The host parish was All Saints Greek Orthodox…

Oct 12, 2017
The Sounding Blog

13 Reasons Why You Really Need to Know What’s Going on with Your Teen

“I hope you’re ready, because I’m about to tell you the story of my life. More specifically, why my life ended. And if you’re listening…

Jul 23, 2017
The Sounding Blog

A Letter to Dad, Memory Eternal

Dear Dad, It has been 20 years since the day you passed. I don’t remember the date, but it was Father’s Day and Pentecost that year. I marveled…

Jun 10, 2017
Family Insight Podcast Series

Is It Okay to Make Mistakes? (Part 2): Family Insights Podcast Series

Today join us as they continue to talk about how we all make mistakes and how struggles can be good.  Together these counselors will walk you through…

Mar 21, 2017
The Sounding Blog

Finding Faith: Always, Now and Forever

A recent article in the “Faith & Family” section of the local Saturday newspaper reported on a research study. A sociologist and historian teamed…

Mar 17, 2017
Family Insight Podcast Series

Is It Okay to Make Mistakes? (Part I): Family Insights Podcast Series

Welcome to the Podcast Series of Family Insights powered by Orthodox Christian Network and Family Life Ministry.  Together these ministries have…

Mar 14, 2017