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Lisa Miller

A Teen Parent's Spiritual Take Away From Pixar's 'Inside Out'

Ingrid Peschke | Posted 07.01.2015 | Parents
Ingrid Peschke

Inside Out makes it clear that there are a lot of mixed emotions children feel, not all of them easily sorted out. As a parent, the movie's message to me was how important my job is to listen to my kids, guide them, acknowledge their feelings, and, above all, honor their spiritual understanding that they can always "come home" to.

The Science Behind Children's Spirituality

Rabbi Geoffrey A. Mitelman | Posted 05.29.2015 | Religion
Rabbi Geoffrey A. Mitelman

Her natural awe, curiosity and excitement simply amaze me -- I wish I got even remotely as excited about anything as she does about buses! But if you spend any time with children, you'll notice that they just seem to have an innate sense of what we might call "spirituality."

Talking to Your Teen About Instagram and Perfection

Ingrid Peschke | Posted 05.18.2015 | Religion
Ingrid Peschke

I want them to know their value goes way beyond the surface view of themselves on Instagram, Facebook or Snapchat.

Two Answers To The Question Every Parent Has

The Huffington Post | Paul Brandeis Raushenbush | Posted 04.27.2015 | Religion

In the book "Mary Poppins Comes Back" there is an extraordinary scene in which a newborn child named Annabel tells Mary Poppins and a wise Starling st...

'Visions Of Heaven' Explore Paradise

Posted 04.21.2014 | Religion

Visions of Heaven by Lisa Miller. Copyright © 2014 by Time Home Entertainment Inc. Published April 8, 2014. Excerpted from introduction by Lisa Mille...

Heaven Quotes Reveal The Mystery Of The Afterlife

Posted 04.12.2014 | Religion

Is heaven real? Cultures and faiths since time immemorial believe so, though their concepts of paradise are as diverse as life itself. Lisa Miller,...

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Are We Teaching Our Children To Cheat? | Lisa Belkin | Posted 10.08.2013 | Parents

With a broad, illuminating and discomforting brush, Lisa Miller’s written-to-be-controversial article in New York Magazine this week paints parents ...

Virginia Pastor Who Helped Woman Smuggle Child Out Of Country Jailed By Federal Judge

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 01.24.2013 | Religion

A pastor at the center of a dramatic and acrimonious custody and kidnapping case has been jailed for refusing to testify in court. Kenneth Miller, ...

WATCH: How A Facebook Game Saved An Idaho Woman's Life

Sarah Medina | Posted 11.11.2012 | Good News

When Lisa Miller of Gainesville, Ga., started playing the Facebook game, FarmTown, she had no idea that she would end up saving the life of a woman in...

Mennonite Pastor Guilty Of Helping 'Ex-Gay' Woman Kidnap Daughter

AP | WILSON RING | Posted 10.15.2012 | Gay Voices

MONTPELIER, Vt. — The conviction of a Virginia pastor on charges he helped a woman flee the country rather than share custody of her child with ...

Lesbian Mom Sues Ex-Partner And Pastor For Abducting Daughter

AP | WILSON RING | Posted 10.14.2012 | Gay Voices

BURLINGTON, Vt. — A pastor from Virginia was convicted Tuesday of helping a woman flee the country three years ago, when she was on the brink of...

Anti-Gay Pundit Defends Plea To Kidnap Children From Gay Parents: 'We Must Obey God's Law'

Posted 08.09.2012 | Gay Voices

Bryan Fischer's bizarre plea for an "underground railroad" that would effectively abduct children from same-sex parents sparked outrage in the blogosp...

What Do Mike Nichols and Multi-faith TV Have in Common?

David Tereshchuk | Posted 07.11.2012 | Media
David Tereshchuk

Two media talkathons grabbed me this week -- each very different, though their messages chimed together in an intriguing way.

Stephen Colbert Author Interview: Lisa Miller On The Problem With Heaven (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Lisa Miller, the Religion editor of Newsweek, spoke to Stephen Colbert last night about her new book, "Heaven," which explores the history of Heaven, ...

Heaven: Does Lisa Miller's Book Make The Concept Any Less Trite?

Rabbi David Wolpe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Rabbi David Wolpe

In imagining this world, who would have guessed mountains and eyes and tuna fish and tables and fossils and crockpots and libraries and clouds? The task of envisioning a radically different world is doomed before it begins. Heaven is, quite literally, unimaginable.

Lisa Miller Must Give Child To Ex-Partner, Judge Rules

AP | WILSON RING | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

MONTPELIER, Vt. — The birth mother of a 7-year-old Virginia girl must transfer custody of the child to the woman's former lesbian partner, a Ver...