The Problem of Spiritual Short-Term Memory Loss

We were just innocently waiting for one of our favorite TV shows to begin.  I made the mistake of flipping the channel to a Hallmark Hall of Fame movie.  I should have known better.  Those four words are almost as pleasing to my wife as Based on a True Story.  And, if the Hallmark Hall of Fame movie is…

The Power of Talking to Your Child

A recent New York Times article by Tina Rosenberg entitled “The Power of Talking to Your Baby” summarizes new research into the educational gap between children from poor families and those raised in wealthier ones.  It begins with the sad reality that before a child has his first birthday, he will most likely have fallen…