Surf’s Up

Long ago, before the advent of “surfing the World Wide Web,” when someone referred to “surfing,” you knew they meant water and waves.  I grew up in the era of Beach Party movies, so when my dad surprised me with a graduation present to Hawaii, my mind instantly turned...

Spiritual Suicide

I read a phrase today I had never seen . . . “self-sufficiency is spiritual suicide.”  That intrigued me.  What did it mean?  More importantly, how did it apply to me? I grew up in a family of hard-working Americans.  Every day my parents would get up in...

Who’s In Control?

I have been asked to opine on “The Second Mile” about a subject that has reached national and international attention.  The subject surrounds euthanasia – “death with dignity.”  Having recently lost my sister (of natural causes) and a friend (of brain cancer), and...