Ann Voskamp speaks out for Silence…

Thank you, Ann Voskamp for this …   A Silence of Mockingbirds Karen Zacharias is one unflinchingly honest writer, a probing investigative journalist and a passionate Christ follower. April was National Child Abuse Prevention month. And if you love children? And have a heart to be part of a community that protects children from abuse? I [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...]

Homer Simpson’s Hometown meeting

Reading at the Benton County Library

    The girl with the gentle smile came up behind me, quietly, like a five-year old who knows not to interrupt when mommy is talking. I’d just finished a talk at City Hall in Springfield, Oregon. Yes. The very home of Homer Simpson. As far as I know none of the Simpsons were in [Read More...]


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