The Stewardship of Hope

A professor of mine told me that there are two types of people when it comes to facing the darkness of life, or midnight of life—the owls and the roosters. The owl type persons would say, the night is dark, and it will only become darker; there will never be Read more…

The Stewardship of Sanity

A while back, I noticed that my mom had been donating to a charity for the veterans.  She is very grateful for the service men and women that protect this country and defends our “rights to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.”  She believed she was donating to a Read more…

Faith: The Secret Chord

A late friend of mine, Dr. Robert Washington, was blind, but he could hear better than anyone I know. I didn’t see him so often since I moved here, but each time I saw him and greeted him, “Hi, Bob,” he replied without hesitation, “Hi, Sam.” I was always astounded Read more…

Lead Where You Are

There was a pastor who died and went to heaven. The angels welcomed him and directed him to his home in heaven. It was a tiny little hut. He was totally surprised seeing so many mansions around him and yet he got this tiny little hut after serving a life Read more…

The Secret of Growing Young

Recently, I am fighting a painful frozen shoulder.  As my shoulder becomes stiff and limited in the range of motion, I remember the great Chinese philosopher Lao Tzu’s word, “Human beings are born soft and supple; dead they are stiff and hard. Plants are born tender and pliant; dead, they Read more…