The Magazine of The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America


A very tough job

Single parents have fewer options

Mothers are honored in May, and fathers will get their turn in June. I want to give a special salute to those mothers and fathers who must bring up their children alone.

Single parents have a tough job. Both my wife and I have experienced losing a spouse while there were still children at home. We learned how difficult it is to be a good parent when there is no one around to share the responsi bility.

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