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Faith and Family

My Parents' Dementia And The Last Lesson They Taught Me

Guideposts | Posted 03.26.2013 | Religion

Caring for the ones who had been so capable is not easy. All my life I've asked God to lead me to where he needed me. Again and again he's answered that prayer. But this time there were no easy answers.

Tips For A Kinder, Gentler Marriage: Share Your Spiritual Lives

David Briggs | Posted 02.27.2012 | Religion
David Briggs

Marriage is taking a hit lately. The number of new marriages declined 5 percent from 2009 to 2010. But those people questioning whether the institution can still work for them may want to have a little faith.

How Religion Can Help (And Hurt) Our Understanding Of Marriage And Family

Barbara Crafton | Posted 05.26.2011 | Religion
Barbara Crafton

The nuclear family, so often imagined to be the norm in America, is not the only family of the scriptures. It is not even the majority family of the scriptures.

I'm A Child Of Urban Ministry, Literally And Spiritually

Christine A. Scheller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Christine A. Scheller

I'm alive today because God used an urban ministry to bring my parents together, and to lead our family to a more dynamic faith.

'Big Love': Faith, Family And Failure

Cathleen Falsani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Cathleen Falsani

As HBO's Big Love heads into its final season, series creators are turning their attention back to the bread-and-butter themes that have made the show so compelling: faith and family.

Questioning My Faith

Tom Matlack | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Tom Matlack

Even in my most desperate moments, when I was ready to embrace religion, I still couldn't figure out which one I belonged to.