Honoring a Child’s Doubt

One of my children says he doesn't believe in God. This strikes me as a risky sentence to write; to admit that the child of someone who does believe. . .who works for a church. . .doesn't believe. The fact of the matter is that this isn't new information for me. He has told me this quite a few times and at first I thought it was just the wiley impatience of a child who didn't want to attend Mass. . .who didn't want to attend religious education classes. I didn't say much except, "Get in … [Read more...]