Where did you come from?

I’m moving.  Not really soon.  But soon.  Sometime this summer.  So in preparation for the move, I met with my two wonderful real estate agents who did a walk through … Continue Reading →

Yes, there is something we can do

Marissa is an English teacher in Ohio.  She also happens to use a wheelchair.  The day after the horrifying shooting that occurred at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, … Continue Reading →

Forgotten phone

Kevin is just like the rest of us, never without his mobile phone.  Every Sunday, Kevin has a routine after church:  he goes to the same coffee shop and gets … Continue Reading →

All Saints

One sign of a healthy church is when its outreach ministries outnumber every other ministry category in the church!  Thankfully this is the case at Emmanuel.  I inherited some of … Continue Reading →


Here’s how I sound on mornings I don’t want to get out of bed; how about you? Direct from The Wolf Conservation Center, this beauty is Alawa, a Canadian/Rocky Mountain … Continue Reading →

Haven’t even seen the game yet …

… and way to go Toyota for preaching togetherness. Go Toyota! Enjoy the game. Peace friends, Chuck, proud driver of a big ol’ red Toyota Tundra! ———————————— Your comments and questions … Continue Reading →

A Beautiful Act of Kindness

A photograph of a 12 year old Syrian refugee living in Turkey recently went viral. Muhammet Halit was seen wearing sandals and carrying his shoe shining gear, gazing longingly through … Continue Reading →

What would you do if you had 38 minutes left to live?

On Saturday, January 13, 2018, Hawaiians received an 8:00 a.m. wake up call: Apparently an emergency operations employee pushed the wrong button during a routine test of Hawaii’s emergency warning … Continue Reading →

Whew! We made it!

It seems that on almost any day we see in the news a story about an animal that has survived incredible odds, like a dog born without front legs or … Continue Reading →

A New Day is on the Horizon

Those who know me have long understood that I had several reasons for becoming a member of a new church. I needed to be in a church environment where women … Continue Reading →