Grace & Poetry

April

  You need to know how God-infused this journey has been. I arrived at WAMU station early. We actually went to the wrong floor but some British chap noticed how lost we looked and offered to escort us back to the right place.   The gal at the desk greeted me warmly. “I love your [Read More...]

The prayers of children: Who will answer?

Stuart Roberts

Chief of Police Stuart Roberts and I at last night’s presentation on child abuse in Pendleton, which included Bryan Clark of Guardian Center (affiliate of the National Children’s Alliance) and Linda Olsen and Joyce Turner from Children’s Protective Services. Olsen, district supervisor for the region noted that one-hundred and eighty-nine children were confirmed for abuse [Read More...]

In the wake of human tragedy

Shelf Awareness A Silence of Mockingbirds: The Memoir of a Murder by Karen Spears Zacharias In the era of Nancy Grace, calling for vengeance for the murder of children has become a kind of pornography. But the literary merits of A Silence of Mockingbirds, a memoir by former crime reporter Karen Spears Zacharias, outweigh any prurient [Read More...]


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