June 6.   Sometimes families, or parents and children just talk about their own things and just end up arguing, but after their parish meeting they decided that it would be much better to work together as a family on a project. “That way we can enjoy doing something meaningful together and also help a cause, like water conservation, child abuse or joining a clean-up project in their community, or the whole “becoming an eco-friendly-family” project.

Reflect, share, scripture: Charge them before the Lord to avoid disputing about words, which does no good, but only ruins the hearers. Do your best to present yourself to God as one approved, a workman who has no need to be ashamed. 2 Tim 2:14-15  Pope Francis: Jesus expects us to stop looking for those personal or communal niches which shelter us from the maelstrom of human misfortune and instead to enter into the reality of other people’s lives and to know the power of tenderness.   Whenever we do so, our lives become wonderfully complicated. AL 308.     ACTION AND PRAYER.  Taking up a project together is even better when as a family they pray together about whatever their cause is.