Category Archives: Faith and Family

CHRISTIAN HOMES ANNUAL DINNER

Kirk Cameron, star of the ’80s sitcom “Growing Pains,” will be the guest speaker for an Oct. 15 dinner benefiting local foster care and adoption ministry Christian Homes & Family Services. Cameron has been a part of the national landscape since starring as “Mike Seaver” in the ABC hit sit-com, “Growing Pains.” The role turned him into a cultural icon

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WHEN A HOUSE IS A HOME

By NANCY PATRICK American author Sandra Cisneros wrote “House on Mango Street,” one of my favorite stories to teach in a literature class. The story focuses on the protagonist, Esperanza, and her life growing up in a poor Latino neighborhood in Chicago in the 1950s. Most critics agree that Cisneros bases Esperanza on herself and her frequent negative childhood experiences,

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