Mucked up Mothering

When my memoir — “After the Flag has been Folded” — was first published it was given another title: “Hero Mama”. (We didn’t understand at the time that men will only buy books titled Hot Mama.) There had been a good deal of flak over the title. I had wanted “After the Flag” but my [Read More...]

Special to CNN: My prayer

Editor’s Note: Karen Spears Zacharias is the author of After the Flag has been Folded, serves on the national advisory board for the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund and blogs at Patheos.com. By Karen Spears Zacharias, Special to CNN The news that Osama bin Laden is dead sent throngs of Americans into the streets hooting and hollering like Super Bowl revelers. Such [Read More...]

Bin Laden's Legacy: The Reign of Terror Remains

The news that Bin Laden is dead sent throngs of Americans into the streets, hooting and hollering like Super Bowl revelers. Such a reaction is understandable given the tedious hunt our military has conducted. We should applaud them and their families for the sacrifices they have made, that they continue to make. It is through their [Read More...]