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Nelson Mandela, A Long Way From Home

Jim Calio | Posted 08.20.2013 | World
Jim Calio

The small village of Qunu where Mandela grew up is so far removed from the hustle and bustle of Johannesburg and even the idea of the international hero he has become. For Mandela, now ill and nearing the end, it will probably all end here, where it began.

What Linus And I Have In Common

Tom Cramer | Posted 02.12.2013 | Fifty
Tom Cramer

When I was a young child, I was overly attached to my security blanket, affectionately known as 'Blanky.' Many young children have security blankets and suck their thumbs, but I preferred my index finger. What started out being cute turned worrisome to my much older brothers as the years passed and I refused to give up the habit.

Palestinian Shepherd Killed By Israeli Army Near Erez Border

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — A Palestinian medic says the Israeli army shot and killed a shepherd near Gaza's border with Israel. Adham Abu Salmia s...

I Am a Shepherd

Susan Gibbs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Susan Gibbs

What I want to say when people ask me what I do, what I like to say and what feels like the truest answer is, "I'm a shepherd."

Nativity Stories From The Donkey's Perspective

The Telegraph | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Among the most famous to bring out their own version of the Christmas story is Jeanette Winterson, controversial author of the lesbian classic, "Orang...