Overboard!

Have you seen the movie Overboard with Goldie Hawn and Kirk Russell? It is a 1987 American romantic comedy film, directed by Garry Marshall, and (don’t judge me) I know every line in the movie. It’s just such a sweet love story with genuine charm, wit and warm energy. At one point in the movie,…

Where is the Light?

This is the time of year when we turn our thoughts to peace, joy and goodwill. But when I read the headlines or see the news on TV, I become very cynical, sad, angry and even fearful. “How could people treat other people like that,” I ask myself. “What happened to the Golden Rule where…

What Christmas Is All About

Fifty years ago, A Charlie Brown Christmas was first broadcast on American television. Some network executives thought it would be ignored, while others worried that quoting the Bible would offend viewers. Some wanted its creator, Charles Schulz, to omit the Christmas story, but Schulz insisted it stay in. The program was an immediate success and…

Are You Happy?

For some reason, it seems that Americans main focus in life is to be happy. But happiness or at least the pursuit of it can be very fleeting. From looking at the tabloids one would think that having lots of fame and fortune along with great beauty would be the ticket to happiness. But when…

I Know Jesus Rose

Yes, that’s a pretty strong statement. But I definitely believe Jesus rose from the grave with all my heart. Why? Well, let’s look back at what was happening in that time of history. The Jews were practically slaves of Rome. They were despised and hated. But Rome allowed the temple and the worship of God…

Meditating God’s Way

The latest buzz word this past year is the word “meditate”. It’s even been called “The #1 Health-Booster in 2015” by Virginia Sole-Smith in Parade magazine and says that “politicians, children and celebrities are doing it – shouldn’t you?”* The article tells us that by simply taking the time to meditate can make all the…