Rest Into It

Come to Me, all you who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. —Matthew 11:28 The most enjoyable part of the stretch-and-flex exercise class I attend is the last 5 minutes. That’s when we lie flat on our backs on our mats with the lights down low for relaxation. During one … More Rest Into It

Body Language

I was reading Decoding Women’s Body Language, an article on the Ask Men website about women’s body language.  There are non-verbal ways in which they show that they are interested in men such as leaning toward the men they are trying to attract and frequently making eye contact. They laugh more often than usual and smile constantly, regardless of whether or not the men … More Body Language

Silent Witness

Let your conduct be worthy of the gospel of Christ, . . . stand fast in one spirit, with one mind striving together for the faith of the gospel. —Philippians 1:27 On a beautiful, warm January morning, a colleague and I were having breakfast in an outdoor coffee shop at MacRitchie Reservoir Park in Singapore. … More Silent Witness

Gabby’s Gift

Today, a friend encouraged me to watch a video of her daughter Gabrielle.  As I watched it, tears came to my eyes because I knew something of the challenges this mother had to go through but I also knew that she did not go through them alone.  She had God, her husband and friends to … More Gabby’s Gift

Angélique Kidjo

Before last night, I did not know that there was such an artist as Angélique Kidjo.   She did a concert on PBS called, Angélique Kidjo And Friends:  Spirit Rising.  Her special guests included Josh Groban, Ezra Koenig, Branford Marsalis, Dianne Reeves, dancers from the Broadway show FELA!  I didn’t get to watch the show because it … More Angélique Kidjo

Father’s Day

I still remember some of the things my father did when I was a child.  He used to take me kite flying.  He used to take the family on outings.  I learned my appreciation for classical music, easy listening and classic movies from him.  It was he who used to try to teach me how … More Father’s Day