What Can I Do?

“How will you serve the world? What do they need that you can provide? The effect you have on others is the most valuable currency there is.” ~Jim Carrey I’ve been thinking about this a lot lately when it appears that we, in the USA, stand on the brink of going back into war.  When [Read More...]

“Came to My Self”

I was getting very antsy while standing in line at a store. The cashier had been working with one person for quite a while. I found myself checking the other lines. I wanted to scream “Hurry up!!” or whine “Come on now, there’s a long line here, get another cashier out here.” I even wondered [Read More...]

Trick or Treat

Back in the early 80’s, when I was teaching Sunday School during the Halloween season for the Honolulu church, the movie “Friday the 13th” had just been released and was quite popular. Many of the children in my class had seen it, and I was shocked their parents had let them. I asked them “Weren’t [Read More...]

Father’s Day

Father’s Day…. Standing at the hundreds of cards in the store, I would read one after another and put it back, because I couldn’t find one I could relate to. I didn’t have a great childhood. I didn’t know how to participate in the holiday until I decided to honor the Father of us all [Read More...]

Good Friday?

This year Easter comes early. Soon it will be Good Friday. I’ve always wondered why the day Jesus was crucified was called “good.” In my research I found that some say it used to be called “God Friday” and became Good Friday just like “God be with you” became “Good bye.” For me, the method [Read More...]

In the Lap of Awe

The other day, while going through a pile of papers to be filed, I found a scrap with this written on it:  “When did you last lay your head in the lap of awe.”  Think for a moment – when did you last let yourself experience a true moment of awe? All of us have [Read More...]


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