Stepping into the Reality of Suffering

By Naomi Zacharias I recently sat across from a woman I wanted to adopt as a kind of nonna. Originally from Croatia, she spoke with a soft accent and combination of wisdom and kindness. In observing my 5-year-old son with me, she noted, “He has a high sense of injustice.” I nodded in agreement. My […]


The Strength of Kindness

By Naomi Zacharias I am a country girl at heart. I love the city with its bustle, skyscraper views, hotdog vendors, and tailored trench coats. But recently I have been reminded that the old oak trees, rustic fences, acres of pasture, daffodils, easy smiles, and cowboy hats of the South are ultimately for me. A […]