« For most of my life, I rejected the “r” word. Ritual. After all, why would I want to pray someone else’s prayer? (Never mind the fact that this is precisely what we do when we read the Psalms.) Who wants to perform a mindless activity? Eventually, I realized that I had a hyper-individualistic conception of my faith, and that I completely misunderstood what ritual was about. »
Read the rest of Ben Snyder’s blog, How Rituals Can Knit Your Family Together, to see how spiritual formation can happen through family rituals.