Spiritual practices learned in our single, childfree days are nigh impossible to continue at the same frequency and depth with little ones. As Laura Fanucci says in Everyday Sacrament, high-needs babies gave you “a stupefying stretch of sleep deprivation that threatened to violate the Geneva Convention.”
The trite command to just make devotions a priority doesn’t help. Nowadays I can wake up a little earlier than my son for some quiet time. But doing that a year ago would have been torture. Two years ago, it would have killed me.
To help you make efficient use of your time, here’s a little quiz. Note: I’m not a spiritual director. Listen to him, not me.
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