Have your kids watched 13 Reasons Why? “Of course not.” Are you sure? My 18 year old son passed by my office where I was watching 13 Reasons Why and said, “You’re watching that? What do you think of it? All my friends have seen it. Can I watch it[…} Read more….
School’s out. No more early mornings. No more homework or after school activities, no more rushing around. Everyone’s finally able to relax, until suddenly, we hear the infamous, “I’m bored mom. There’s nothing to do.” As parents, we scramble to begin pulling out of our minds all the wonderful things[…} Read more….
School’s out for summer! Now what do we do…how do we balance kids, work, home and activities? Join us today as we discuss how to make summers with your kids count. We’ve got ideas on how to take advantage of the opportunity summer gives to spend more quality time with[…} Read more….
Keeping our teens in the church is no easy task. Throw in what you know about contemporary culture and the Prince of this World and the task seems insurmountable. Our culture and the evil one seek to draw in and shred our young people, stealing their faith and their moral[…} Read more….
We here at FLM are always looking for resources to support our seniors. For this reason, we’re happy to spotlight the efforts of another important Metropolis ministry, the Metropolis of Atlanta Strategic Plan, an initiative meant to help identify areas of growth for all our parishes, including this handbook for[…} Read more….
A few months ago I went to an ATM near our office to withdraw some money. I placed my card in the slot, entered my PIN and then saw the words – “Temporarily Unavailable”. It was a bit shocking . . . I mean isn’t the entire function of the[…} Read more….
Early in life, I learned how skilled my mother was in baking fresh fruit and cream pies. Every Sunday at lunch, she would prepare different flavors for her family. During the summer, she liked to bake fresh blueberry pies. The focus of this week’s spiritual reflection was inspired by the[…} Read more….
Join us today as we discuss the role of fathers in the faith life and spiritual development of children. Overwhelming evidence shows that when a Christian father attends worship service on a regular basis, the rest of the family follows, thus confirming the essential role of the father as spiritual[…} Read more….
Join Paula and Eleni today as they discuss the role of motherhood and what constitutes being a single mother, or single parent. Together, they will address the importance of seeing the opportunities and resources that God gives us such as our priest, the Church, and our extended family, as we raise our[…} Read more….
When my husband and I first started having children, he and I were a part of the church choir. Up to a certain point, my first daughter was easily incorporated into lending my voice in the choir, but that changed when she became a mobile toddler. My husband continued to[…} Read more….
You know that blissful feeling of inner peace you feel as a mother when you have spent real time connecting with your children; the type that is free from distraction and utterly fulfilling? When you have kept your emotions in check even though your children have pushed your every button?[…} Read more….
As a Christian, the most important thing we want to teach our children is Jesus’ love, but how do we ensure our children learn His love? Reading Bible stories to your children, role playing, talking about creation, praying together, and enlisting the help of others are all great ways to ensure[…} Read more….