My mother shut all her family out of her life over the years, though we made several futile attempts to stay connected. May God rest her soul.

Distance lasts a day. But reality lasts a lifetime.

Joseph Farah and I share a fierce passion for protecting children and a belief that without the Ten Commandments there would be no U.S. Constitution or Bill of Rights.

Children are our second chance to have a great parent-child relationship.

This is all you have. This is not a dry run. This is your life. If you want to fritter it away with your fears, then you will fritter it away, but you won't get it back later.

If you're a liberal, anything you say is protected. If you're a conservative, anything you say is hateful.

Don't spend time beating on a wall, hoping to transform it into a door.

The reward for doing right is mostly an internal phenomenon: self-respect, dignity, integrity, and self- esteem.

Values are principles and ideas that bring meaning to the seemingly mundane experience of life. A meaningful life that ultimately brings happiness and pride requires you to respond to temptations as well as challenges with honor, dignity, and courage.

Here I am, a nice Jewish mother, writing the Foreword for a book about Christian nice guys. Why? Because, within the context of Scripture, there is a message for all of us: men and women are created differently, equal in value, but different.

Teaches, preaches and nags.

When you're the victim of the behavior, it's black and white; when you're the perpetrator, there are a million shades of gray.