Betsy and Steve Peterson's children have long since grown up, but they still teach Sunday school to tiny tots. How come?
No matter who wins any election, people of faith carry with them a certain obligation to engage with and, in many cases, critique political leaders and policies as church and state live together-apart in the United States. How do we do this in a way that isn't trite? Does engagement actually matter? This all-star episode features Rev. Jennifer Butler of Faith inPublic Life and chair of the President's advisory council on Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships; Chicago Alderman Ameya Pawar; Rabbi Bruce Elder of Congregation Hakafa; Dr. Kimberly Lymore of St. Sabina's; and Karen Danielson of the Mosque Foundation.
Children growing up in religiously observant homes often have multiple or hyphenated identities
Celebrating and living alongside your kids? Great. Living through them? Not so much.
How do you graciously accept someone you haven't chosen or might not choose for your child's partner?
How do you raise a kind child? Veteran parents Steve and Betsy Peterson, Mary McLaughlin, Kiran Ansari Rasul, Max Weiss, and Matt Fitzgerald weigh in.
As many of us live far from our parents, how then do we honor them at a distance? Kiran Ansari Rasul on honoring her mother back in Pakistan offers insight.
Psychologist Cheryl Rampage on the relative golden period between when kids are 30-50-ish and parents are 55-75-ish when the younger generation is settled and older aren't yet old old.