Tag Archives: life

Duality

I walked into an old church in Eastern Europe admiring the beauty of the gothic architecture. The woodwork, the gold intertwined with marble and extensive use of stained glass filled it with light and color. Carvings of stone that resembled … Continue reading

Posted in God, life, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | 6 Comments

Your Roots, Your Backbone

Last week I had the honor of addressing the 2018 Winter Graduates of University of La Verne College of Arts and Sciences. Here is the speech. Traditionally commencement speeches contain life advice, words of wisdom, ideas on how to be … Continue reading

Posted in faith, family, humanity, kindness, life | Tagged , , , , , | 4 Comments

Beautiful Hands

“These very hands, a mother’s hands, These old and new hands These very hands… …That have been worn out And also become rough But for all of us They are as tender as silk These perfect hands, A mother’s hands.” … Continue reading

Posted in family, God, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | 7 Comments

The Simple Life

The 40 days before Easter, better known as the Lenten period, is the time when we focus on simple living, prayer, and fasting in order to grow closer to God. For Christians, it is a bench test in changing our … Continue reading

Posted in family, friend, life | Tagged , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Double Digit Birthday

I love birthdays. They are the measure of yet another year granted by the grace of God; a timeless privilege too often deprived by many whose breath on this earth has been counted. And with every birthday, I experience joy … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 10 Comments