Mary Jackson

Mary is a graduate of the World Journalism Institute mid-career course and lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with her husband and four children. Follow Mary on Twitter @mbjackson77

Summer escapes

Books | Books of fiction written for kids ages 8-12
by Mary Jackson
Posted 8/19/16, 01:00 am

Sophie Quire and the Last Storyguard

Jonathan Auxier

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Sins of their fathers & mothers

Divorce | The divorce revolution is now affecting a third generation, as children and grandchildren of divorced couples carry scars of the past into relationships
by Mary Jackson
Posted 5/27/16, 01:00 am

At 22, Dawn Holiday had spent the previous two years getting to know her father. He was now remarried with children and planned to attend her college graduation, making it the first time in 20 years her divorced parents, along with their separate families and friends, would be in the same place. During the ceremony, Holiday consciously divided her time between the two groups, grateful they were unlikely to meet at the large event.

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Krieg Barrie

Waiting till the wedding

Lifestyle | Churchgoers have joined the ranks of cohabitating couples. Some Christian leaders are directing them to a holier path
by Mary Jackson
Posted 4/01/16, 01:00 am

One of the first things Mike Mobley did as a new believer in Christ was move in with his girlfriend. After hearing the gospel at his girlfriend’s church, he left behind his pursuit of an acting career in Hollywood, and the couple moved from California to Tennessee. They found a two-bedroom apartment and planned to sleep in separate rooms and save money for marriage.

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