It was the last night he would be one, this grandson of mine, so I cradled him extra close as I rocked and whispered, "Whose birthday is it tomorrow?" He popped the ba out of his mouth and smiled, "Mimi's." Then he flashed me one[..]
There's so little to say in the wake of tragedy, after the dead have been covered over and the wounded have been carted off. What is there to do but to fall to our knees, bow our heads, and weep for the young Mormon boy[..]
Joe Galloway is a journalist, author, friend. Joe Galloway is also a veteran of wars. Several of them, including the ones still ongoing in Iraq and Afghanistan. And, yes, I know the war in Iraq is reportedly “over.” Try telling that to[..]
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[..]
I spoke with a soldier friend of mine today. He's an active-duty soldier who has served several tours of duty in Iraq. He is also somebody who grew up in war-torn Sudan. He remembers when he was a child how his homeland was[..]
Author/Journalist Karen Spears Zacharias is a Georgia native and a Gold Star daughter. Her work has been featured in the Washington Post, New York Times, CNN, National Public Radio, and Good Morning America. Her debut novel, Mother of Rain (Mercer University Press), received the Weatherford Award for Best in Appalachian Fiction from Berea College and was adapted for the stage by Georgia's Historic State Theater, The Springer. She and her husband make their home in Deschutes County, Oregon.
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