Thank You, Mr. Dickens

Sometimes, we show up for the day job and assume the casual conversations or routine chores are having no impact in the world. We wonder if anything we do or say will ever truly matter. Read on.   When John Molina and his friend, Rene, came to visit the United...

Sailing with Friends

I’ve been reading about the Apostle Paul. Just finished the big shipwreck scene on the way to a Roman prison in Acts 27. Storms, near starvation, threat of assasination, destruction of the vessel, floating to shore on a wooden plank. Paul’s life was one...

Good Company

I wasn’t able to go to the funeral on Friday, and, I regret that now. Although Sister Betty hadn’t been an active part of my life during the past thirty years, she remains a powerful part of my heritage. And I wish I’d gone to honor her and to...

Why Kermit Made Me Cry

Confession: The Muppet Movie made me cry. That’s right, the goofy movie starring a green puppet slightly upgraded from a tube sock with googly eyes. If you haven’t seen it, I’ll try to give you spoiler alerts before I reveal the plot twists. (She...