Timing

Timing

September is harvest season for wine in California. We were in Napa Valley, for my Godson’s wedding. Prior to the wedding, we toured a winery. I was fascinated by the wine making process and learned the grapes were monitored constantly until just the right time when...
The Lotus Flower

The Lotus Flower

MY GOOD FRIEND JANE and I worked together for many years. She’s one of the brightest, most creative, thoughtful, and insightful people I know. She always had a picture of a lotus flower in her office, but I never even noticed the uniqueness of the picture. Then I...
This is your race!

This is your race!

HAVE YOU EVER RUN in a race? I’ve participated in a few of them in my life. In a race, everyone who is participating has the same goal (to win) and the conditions and the course are the same. But life is a different kind of race. In the book of Hebrews, the Apostle...
Embrace the Opportunity!

Embrace the Opportunity!

I REMEMBER A DEVOTION a coworker used once in a meeting; it started with a story about monkeys and golf. As I remember it, when the British colonized India, they built a golf course for recreation. As the story went, there was a unique challenge to playing the course....
Don’t let a day go wasted!

Don’t let a day go wasted!

“Finish eating everything on your plate because there are starving children who would love to have what you have.” Those were the instructions I heard regularly growing up, which was fine except for those lima beans that I would have given to any starving child. My...