It’s no secret marriage is a beautiful but hard adventure. When I first got married, I assumed there would be a magic switch that would transform us into people who loved, listened and learned well. But this wasn’t the case. In fact, it was the complete opposite.
True racial reconciliation is incredibly difficult. It involves honoring our differences, and there are no simple solutions. But this is exactly the kind of work that Jesus has called us to do.
As we approach educating our children, perhaps the very first stop is a lesson—for all of us parents—on reliance. Where do we put our trust this fall and how do we do our best for the children that God has entrusted to us?