I've been able to dig deeper into awareness of my own sinfulness, and take baby steps toward spiritual healing. I'm able to worship in an ancient communion full of awesome beauty, one that is now being blessed with quiet revival.
Easter may seem boring to children, and it is blessedly unencumbered by the silly fun that plagues Christmas. Yet it contains the one thing needful for every human life: the good news of Resurrection.
Jesus showed us how to be courageous and sacrificial while we die for our beliefs, not while we kill for them.
People just don't realize how much peer pressure, the desire for peer acclamation, influences them.
I was raised in a nominal Roman Catholic home, but without any really strong faith there.
My mother was an unbeliever - and still is. My father was a nominal Catholic. We would go in to church at the last minute before the gospel reading, take Communion, and walk right out again.