This article makes me want to buy the ipad.


We know the right answer. “The church is about the people…people not program…” But the way we act often reflect otherwise. We get upset with people when the program doesn’t run smoothly. We  are irritated with people who disagree with us how things ought to be done. We stay away from people who are to […]

I love to read whodunnit type of mysteries in the classic tradition of Agatha Christie. Unfortunately, Withering Heights by Dorothy Cannell is not one of them. I read the first in this Ellie Haskell series, Thin Woman, a while ago. I didn’t love it, but I thought I’d try another book by this author.  The […]

When you are posed with several options or courses of action, and all of them are good, how do you decide which one God wants you to choose? How do you determine God’s will? I’ve been reading biographies of famous Christians, the children’s versions in story form. They are easy and fun to read, so […]


Our pastor said his senior quote was, “I’ve been crucified with Christ, and it’s no longer I who live, but Christ lives in me; and the life which I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself up for me.” His teacher thought […]


I recently heard this quote, something like, “I don’t have time to write you a short letter, so I wrote you a long one.” (Some have attributed this quote to Mark Twain, but I haven’t found the source. It sounds like something he would say, I suppose). I shall remember this when I write, and […]

Emotions are intensified for youth and young adults. I just realized the truth of that yesterday. I was having a bad day for no apparent reason. Small irritants that are a part of life made me angry. I had a good cry when I went to bed. But my emotions are not as strong as […]


My highlights for 2009: Opportunities to speak and meet nice people -I spoke at the Huntington Beach MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) group of about 60 women. How nice to see so many young moms fellowshipping together. I can totally relate to all the questions they asked. For me to give them answers now is easy. […]