- Southern Methodist UniversityEnglish, 1989 - 1991Masters degree
- author/editor, present
Announcing "Wholehearted Living" -- Reflections for every day of the year
"Wholehearted Living is manna from heaven for every woman lost in the wilderness of motherhood. It's a daily dose of sanity and empathy, enc
Quiet time: It's not just for conservative Christians anymore - On F...
A new anti-devotional devotional features voices from across the religious spectrum and offers something to challenge, encourage, and royall
Finding Hope and Wholeness in My Son’s Return to Africa
Malaria, tuberculosis, and diarrhea-related fatalities remain high in Malawi. So does unemployment, particularly among younger workers in ur
Justin Bieber 'Smoking Weed' Photos Prompt Letter on Grace
The author who profiled Justin Bieber for the 2011 book, "Belieber!: Faith, Fame, and the Heart of Justin Bieber," has written a heartfelt l
On the Need to Start an Ole Boys’ Club For Writers
Burnside is a lot like SNL. Writers come and go each season. We’re in our Tina Fey and Amy Poelher. The men, we’re all playing the part of T
[Me & My Naturopath] Why I’m a Hopeful Skeptic
Fed up with my increasing impairment due to chronic pain, I went to see a naturopath last week. I left her office with plans and recommendat
Leap of faith leads Cathleen Falsani to the Register - Inside the OC Reg...
Cathleen Falsani undeniably found her calling long ago as an award-winning religion journalist and author of critically-acclaimed books abou
Shopping for clothes that will—and won't!—make your daughter look like a...
My 11-year-old daughter and I just did her back-to-school shopping. Shopping for a 'tween is a little like being a presidential candidate—yo
Deep Breathing for the Soul » The spiritual practice of hospitality
Parsnips, a humble root vegetable, wait calm on a cutting board. A blue-collar veggie, they oddly resemble the gnarled and always slightly d
Penn State’s Massive Moral Failure to Put The Most Vulnerable First Inst...
As it was done to them, it was done to Christ himself, the very Son of God.
Steve Jobs' final wish: to get to know his children before it was too late
Steve Jobs spent his final days surrounded by close family members, and used his last interview to explain to his wife and children why he
Longer doctor's visits help kids, parents and doctors
As they monitor the health and well-being of their young patients, pediatricians these days often go beyond conducting routine physical exam
BREAKING: Sojourners CEO Jim Wallis Joins Tea Party
Sojourners CEO Jim Wallis stunned critics and supporters alike Sunday as he emerged from a three-month sabbatical from the progressive Chris