What is the key to success? People all over the world are trying to figure that out. Apparently most of them never do. Eighty percent of businesses fail in the first 18 months according to Bloomberg. Churches do better, but still after only four years 32% of them close their doors. And those numbers don’t reflect churches that stop growing and just hang on for … Continue reading The Happiness Factor
75 years ago, my parents were locked up. Their only crime – being born of Japanese descent. Like nearly 120,000 other Japanese-American citizens and legal Japanese immigrants, my parents, grandparents, aunts and uncles were taken far away from their homes and locked up behind barbed wire fences with armed guards in the middle of nowhere. My mom was taken to Arizona and my dad to … Continue reading What Have We Learned in 75 Years?
I think I know every line by heart. One of my favorite movies of all time is When Harry Met Sally… I’ve watched it more times than I can count. And there’s a part of me that’s admittedly a little like Harry. There’s probably a little Harry in all of us, and Sally too, which is why the movie is so relatable. But in particular … Continue reading These Are The Times That Try Men’s Souls