Can you imagine your perfect day? For me, last Saturday came real close. I walked along Kalapaki Beach with sunshine in generous supply, the blue Pacific in perfect temp for quenching my baking skin and waves undulating in fun rhythms. I kicked water on the shore with my grandchildren (Shiloh Sofia & Josiah) skipping before […]
“He that hath Christ, being a pauper, hath all things, and he that hath not Christ possessing a thousand worlds possess nothing for real happiness and joy.” Perhaps, Charles H. Spurgeon had (Colossians 3:11) in mind when he made this statement. Spurgeon says Christ Jesus is ALL; and for humanity, Christ is All we must […]
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“Wayne Gretzky is the greatest hockey player ever—a remarkably gifted athlete.” Gordon T Smith, president of reSource Leadership International wrote in his book Courage & Calling. I completely agree with that statement. I remember in August of 1988 when Gretzky came to the LA Kings. Even for a casual hockey watcher as myself, it was a […]
Our Lenten Group concluded its gatherings today with an exercise in the Stations of the Cross as tied to the biblical narrative by Pope John Paul II. Station means to stand still and be silent. “Be still and attentive to God,” our leader said today. How little we allow ourselves this pleasure in daily life. […]
Today, I’m thinking about gratitude. I’m grateful for our little rental apartment in Kauai and my ability to clean it. I am thankful for the sweat accumulating on my skin, and balmy December breeze, which enters like a welcomed guest, to infuse every small corner and soothe every inch of me. I feel convicted about […]
Do you have a life verse? For me it begins with (Romans 8:1 NKJV) “There is therefore now no condemnation to those who are in Christ Jesus, who do not walk according to the flesh, but according to the Spirit,” and ends with (Romans 8:38-39) “For I am persuaded that neither death nor life, nor angels […]