My Unfinished Business

Just back from vacationing with my family in Oregon. I needed to get away from a year’s Covid isolation and squeeze some real flesh. I had a fleeting concern that with my wife and my physical limitations whether I could handle some unforeseen circumstances or...

Olympic Truth Telling

When Simone Biles, the greatest gymnast her sport has ever seen, dropped out of competition in the middle of these Olympic Games, I was momentarily stunned. It wasn’t just the announcement, but the timing of it. I mean smack dab in the middle of the competition she...

The Most Important Gift

This is the monsoon season in Arizona, when the winds shift bringing moist air from the Gulf of Mexico that create thunderstorms, lightning, fires, and flash floods. We just had a huge storm last week with winds approaching 70 mph that blew down structures, trees and...

God, Science, and Spiritual Healing

Scientific American recently published an article (June 15, 2021) by David Rosmarin PhD, the Director of the Spirituality and Mental Health at McLean Hospital in Boston, in which he concludes that belief in God is associated with better treatment outcomes for acute...

Taps Across America

Hello Relatives: This Memorial Day will not feature parades or large gatherings. However, momentum has been building to honor this solemn day Taps Across America has been asking buglers and trumpet players all over the Country to play the haunting music of “Taps” on...