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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
Absolutely amazing: 6th grade iPhone app developer speaks at TEDx
Thomas Suarez is in the 6th grade at a middle school in the South Bay. And while most of his peers are probably fussing over new soccer klee
Step Forward for Orphans March: American families to protest U.S. polici...
On August 26, American families join together for the Step Forward for Orphans March to bring attention to neglected orphans worldwide.
Love You More: The Divine Surprise of Adopting My Daughter
Love You More has 30 ratings and 16 reviews. An intimate family memoir written by a mother on the adoption process.Following the invisible t
BeBe Winans to Publish Memoir about Whitney Houston Friendship - GalleyCat
BeBe Winans to Publish Memoir about Whitney Houston Friendship