We are hardwired to tell stories. Jesus used parables to engage. Parents tell stories to children. Storytelling imparts wisdom to audience, in bite-sized portions. Stories help us make sense of a complex reality.
John and Joan are the proud parents of four beautiful gifts from God – their children: Julian 12, Jeanne 9, Joseph 6, and Joachim 3. However, God also gifted them with three unsuccessful pregnancies. [...]