What’s the difference between a jeweler and a jailer? One sells watches, one watches cells What kind of car does Luke Skywalker drive? A Toy-Yoda


While visiting my father at the assisted living facility today, we saw the son of one of the residents. He said his father moved out because he had to be hospitalized. The father is 93 years old. That’s life, isn’t it? No matter how well you live, how long you live, death will catch up […]

I was inspired by our speaker at church on Sunday to reflect on every day and write one sentence. I’m too verbose to keep it to one sentence, but this takes the pressure off of having to write a full length post everyday. Today’s reflection: I attended a gathering of Asian English ministry leaders. I […]

Don’t let the cover and the size of this book fool you. The Story of the Bible by Larry Stone is a beautiful over-sized hardback book that sits like a coffetable book but it is not just for looks. Flipping through it you may think it contains dry historical museum types of information. But in […]

My daughter thinks trying to decide what classes to take in high school is hard enough. Then she’s got to decide her major in college. These decisions determine the course of her life. But as I advise my daughter about her academic path, I told her that in the end, it doesn’t really matter. She’s […]


On Saturday, a friend shared her favorite verse – Isaiah 41:10. She said she did not know that verse, but she heard God speak to her in similar words when she was feeling overwhelmed and distressed about her job. When she got home and told her husband, he showed her Isaiah 41:10 – almost the […]

After talking to some friends about finding friends for support, it got me thinking about my journey of friendships through life stages. It’s easier to have friends when you are single, in college. Everyone you see daily are in the same stage of life, with similar issues, and it’s easy to find people who understand […]