September 2008 Archives

How low can we go….

“CNN, the most TRUSTED name in news….” At least that’s what the announcer says every time the top of the hour headlines are read. And I nearly plunged off a bridge into the ocean yesterday as I drove while listening to the “news.” Lehmann Brothers kerflunckt. Huge bailout bill before congress to rescue some of the country’s (and the world’s) largest mortgage bankers and investment firms. Obama/Mccain camps continue to throw barbs at each other. Continue reading

Needle in a haystack….

In retrospect, Pastor Bev would have told me it had been a prophetic dream. Upon waking, I thought it had to do with grace and salvation, a subject recently discussed in bible study and subsequently blogged upon…… …..in the dream I couldn’t see clearly because I had lost my THICK contact lens. I searched and searched, and finally found it in a pile of clothing, laying on the floor at the thrift store, and the Continue reading

Are you sure, Dick?

Let me start off by saying that Big Island, Hawaii, is a stunningly beautiful place. Of 13 global climate zones, BI has 11. Tired of warm sea breezes? Go mauka (up mountain) to the arctic zone on top of Mauna Kea. Too humid in rainy Hilo? Head to the west side, where there is a true desert. Our dear friends D and L are planning to visit in November, and though they live on another Continue reading

So, I had to read about Jonah…

..because every time I drive down Waianuenue Avenue after work, the church signboard just jumps out at me. I think it is a Church of God, and each week they post the title of the sermon for the coming Sunday. I first noted it about a month ago….”What can Jonah tell us?” I thought about that as I drove down toward the bayfront……and pondered smilingly if I would see a whale spewing a prophet onto Continue reading