Parents Addicted to Technology: Guilty as charged

The other night after dinner when all the kids scattered in their various directions, I grabbed my cell phone to do a quick check of email. One email sends me to a website and that website sends me to twitter which sends me to another website and then of course, I...

Getting beyond our one corner of the room

  (Photo: Cornelia Seigneur) (This post originally appeared at The Essence of Faith & Culture Writers Conference -blog post) “Most people come to know only one corner of their room, one spot near the window, one narrow strip on which they keep walking back...

Home Number 6 and no place else to go during Christmas Vacation in Kenya

It was the week off for Christmas vacation. Only a couple of the children were supposed to be there. At the most, a handful. It was the week that the children would get to be with family members, perhaps at an uncle or aunt’s home, or a host family or friends of the...

Natalie Grant: Making Music to Elevate the Fight Against Human Trafficking – Today’s Christian Woman story

  I caught up with singer/songwriter/activist Natalie Grant while she was in New York last month, the day after her eighth studio album, Hurricane, was released. The Nashville mother of three was trying to hail a cab the day of a Hurricane Sandy benefit for which...

A different kind of summer vacation – Mission to Rwanda

Presentation Friday Nov. 8 and Saturday Nov. 9 from 7-8 pm: Barbara and Todd Briscoe and family will discuss their Rwanda mission in a one-hour presentation 7-8 pm, Friday and Saturday, Nov. 8-9, at the Lake Oswego Art Center, 510 1st Street, Lake Oswego.Information:...

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