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Carmen Lappe

Carmen is a wife and mother of two in midwestern Iowa. She has a Master of Arts degree in Sacred Theology and has a special passion for writing about the grace of motherhood. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling with her husband and exploring breweries and baseball stadiums across the country.

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Celebrating family life  |  family prayer  |  trust

What Children Teach Us About Trust

Catholic Mom contributor, Carmen Lappe, maintains that children, without even using words, preach the greatest homilies about approaching Christ in trust. We are often reminded and encouraged to approach Christ with the faith of a child. If you’re anything like me, you often wonder just how to do this or just what this should look like. I have found, over the years, that my children, especially my 2-year-old son, preach the greatest homily when it comes to approaching Christ: trust. Usually, it can be found in the most ordinary, mundane moments of everyday life.

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