On The Elements of Style and breaking writer’s block! In the last few years, I’ve read The Elements of Style by William Strunk JR. and E. B. White yearly, as suggested by the habit of one of my writing mentors, Jerry B. Jenkins. And yes, I’m already petrified that I am breaking the elementary rules of […]
What’s on Your Mind? The social media question pops up on my computer screen each day. This morning, my son came home from the gym and gave me food for thought. He related an interesting observation. At his gym, every person exercising on various machines, had their eyes glued to the large television screens situated before […]
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 […]
What’s your favorite page in the Newspaper?
“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. […]