I continue to be amazed how dense life can be with two teens and a 9 year old. The combination of cultivating family life, accomplishing work, serving others in community and maintaining creative vitality is a challenge at the best of times.
As we look toward the future of the Church, we must continue to form and reform paradigms of Kingdom living that embrace the venture of Monday breakfast with the kids as being on par with ventures that impact global poverty.
Life is meant to be well-lived, in both the near and far, in both the large and small. Therese de Liseux (the “little Theresa” that Mother Theresa named herself after) continually calls us back to the “little way” of following Jesus – small deeds, done with great love, will change the world.