Category Archives for Religion

Peace be With You, Sweetheart

Teachers love their classrooms. They are our domain, our playing field, our office, our zone. For 180 days these walls … Continue reading

12. September 2013 by Mary Gates
Categories: American Teens, Education, Faith, Family, Religion, Work | Leave a comment

Marybeth: New book celebrates our “feminine genius”

I get dozens of books from publishing houses asking me to read and review their titles. As an author myself, … Continue reading

10. April 2013 by Marybeth Hicks
Categories: Cool Women, Faith, Family, Feminism, Religion, Sex, Values, Women | 1 comment

Mary: My Daughter is Not a Princess. Or a Tom-Boy.

The minute my daughter made her appearance (fourth child with three older brothers), I  was inundated with predictions as to whether … Continue reading

25. March 2013 by Mary Gates
Categories: American Teens, Faith, Family, Parenting, Religion, Sex, Values | Leave a comment

Lynn: Madison Rising song makes me proud to be an American!

Realizing that I had to stop complaining about the state of our country and actually contribute toward positive change, I … Continue reading

08. February 2013 by Lynn Armitage
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Mary: Why I March

The dynamic in my house shifts  dramatically when one of our clan is absent. A 5-yr old goes to his … Continue reading

29. January 2013 by Mary Gates
Categories: Faith, Family, Freedom, Politics, Religion, Values, Women | 2 comments

Marybeth: “Gay sin” survey reveals we’re playing God on moral questions

I’m always on the hunt for positive news, there being such consistent media focus on the bad stuff. Most days, … Continue reading

16. January 2013 by Marybeth Hicks
Categories: Faith, Politics, Religion, Sex, Values | 5 comments

Marybeth: Stand with Hobby Lobby for religious liberty

I bought a picture frame on Saturday. It’s just a simple, black, 5-by-7-inch frame with a plain white mat, suitable … Continue reading

09. January 2013 by Marybeth Hicks
Categories: Faith, Freedom, Obama, Politics, Religion, Values | Leave a comment

Marybeth: Sitcom star warns his show is “filth;” urges audience to reject it

Another of the stars of the hit CBS comedy “Two and a Half Men” has imploded, metaphorically speaking, but this … Continue reading

30. November 2012 by Marybeth Hicks
Categories: Family, Media, Parenting, Religion, Sex | Leave a comment

Lynn: The Mitt Romney We Should All Know About

I really do have a life beyond the rehashing of political headlines. And as soon as the election is over, … Continue reading

28. October 2012 by Lynn Armitage
Categories: American Teens, Dear Mr. President, Economy, Faith, Family, Marriage, Media, Not Making This Up, Obama, Parenting, Patriotism, Politics, Religion, Romney, Uncategorized, Women, Work, Young Adults | Leave a comment

Marybeth: Judge allows religious expression in Texas; cheerleaders win for now

Breaking news from Austin, TX courtesy of the AP and the Blaze: A judge says an East Texas school district … Continue reading

18. October 2012 by Marybeth Hicks
Categories: American Teens, Common Sense, Education, Faith, Politics, Religion, Values | Leave a comment

Marybeth: Should we worry about the growth of the “Nones”?

In the spring of 2010, my husband and I traveled overseas to visit our daughter, Kate, who was studying abroad … Continue reading

10. October 2012 by Marybeth Hicks
Categories: Faith, Religion, Values, Young Adults | 1 comment