Month: June 2014

10,000 hours of evil

yesterday i was in jeremiah for my daily reading. chapter 4, verse 22 says, “For my people are foolish; they know me not; they are stupid children; they have no understanding. They are ‘wise’—in doing evil! But how to do good they know not.” (Jeremiah 4:22 ESV) they were wise in doing evil. ouch. i Read More

99 ranch – 1, costco – 0

i’ve been conscious about saving money lately, which means reducing our grocery bill, among other things. and i suspected that an asian supermarket might provide decent produce prices. so i googled it and found that, indeed, people had indicated that asian supermarkets are great for saving money on your groceries. (eating asian can save on Read More

would you leave your [safety] net?

matthew 4:21-22 talks about jesus calling james and john to follow him. and immediately they left the boat and their father and followed him. their nets and boats were their livelihood, their investments, their lifelong careers, their family business. they walked away from them, leaving the security they knew behind. to follow Christ. how did Read More

the life God saved you for

you hear stories of people going on what they think is a normal vacation, but it ends in tragedy, death or disappearance. our trip to costa rica last march was almost one of them. it happened on a perfect, glorious, sunny day isn’t that ironic? we were at the beach house we rented and we Read More