Author: Karen Spears Zacharias

  • Intercourse You!

    Intercourse You!

        I met this lady on the plane coming back from Minneapolis. I knew I liked her the minute she turned to a guy in his 30s and said, "I see you giving me that old lady look." He had been of course. Giving[..]
    Read More
  • Terrorism: A Branding Problem

    Terrorism: A Branding Problem

        The terrorist group that calls itself ISIS appears to be somewhat tech savvy. Every time they saw the head off another innocent human being they make sure to capture it all on their iPhones or Droids or whatever camera it is they use[..]
    Read More
  • Participating in the Remarkable

    Participating in the Remarkable

      Before leaving Georgia the other day, I made a stop in Pine Mountain to visit Miss Lillian. She did not know I was coming, so she let out a small squeal of delight when I walked into the kitchen. “This is my friend who[..]
    Read More
  • The Letter

    The Letter

      A woman called me once, a woman I had met only one time at a reading I did in Oregon. I don't even remember her name now but she had a dream she wanted to share with me. She said Karly Sheehan appeared to[..]
    Read More
  • Good Reads

    Good Reads

    Some book recommendations. Y'all feel free to share your own...   The NFL has been making headline news as of late, and not at all in a good way. Which is something Matthew "The Rocket" Rising knows all too well. One of the best quarterbacks[..]
    Read More
  • Our Righteous Wars

    Our Righteous Wars

      Maybe you've seen the video going viral of the Marines singing the worship song Days of Elijah? It's been going around my Facebook page with the headline Holy Spirit takes over Oorah-style.  The script that follows speaks to America's "innate reliance upon God." For[..]
    Read More
  • Adrian Peterson: Celebrity Abuse

    Adrian Peterson: Celebrity Abuse

      I cannot explain Elizabeth Hasselbeck or her analogy comparing NFL's domestic violence scandals with the Obama administration's handling of the September 11, 2012 terror attack on the American consulate in Benghazi, Libya. All I can say is God bless her little pea-picking heart. But[..]
    Read More
  • Letter to Urban Outfitters

    Letter to Urban Outfitters

      Dear Urban Outfitters: I was nine years old in 1966 when my father, Staff Sgt. David P. Spears, was killed in Vietnam Ia Drang Valley. I can't tell you all the ways in which his death altered the course of our lives, individually, and[..]
    Read More
  • Lessons from Muscle Shoals

    Lessons from Muscle Shoals

    Muscle Shoals. I'd venture to say most Americans of a certain age, that is to say those of us old enough to remember Lynyrd Skynyrd and the Allman Brothers, have heard of Muscle Shoals, Alabama. Muscle Shoals is one of those iconic southern towns that beckons[..]
    Read More