When I was four years old, I went to my first choir rehearsal.  It was 1954, and the little Sunday school room in the basement of Community Presbyterian church was Full of other 4 year olds.  Our teacher, whose name I don’t recall, set us up on some small risers, so that we were three […]

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July, 2018 “Then God said, ‘Let us make humankind in our image, according to our likeness; and let them have dominion…’  So God created humankind in God’s image…male and female God created them. God blessed them and said to them, “Be fruitful and multiply and fill the earth…and have dominion…”  (Genesis 1:26, 27, 28) In […]

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June, 2018 “The Lord has told you, O mortal, what is good; and what does the Lord require of you, but to do justice, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with your God.”  (Micah 6.8) I went to watch my Thai friend become a citizen last week.  4,509 people from 113 countries came to […]

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Leading From Behind

Many of you know that I recently returned to work after a hiatus of about a 14 months, this time.  This is my third time of returning part time after my retirement at the end of 2011, from the position of Chief Deputy Agricultural Commissioner of Ventura County.  This is a position that is basically […]

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For Unto Us a Child Is Born, Unto Us a Son Is Given…Isaiah. Through the Advent side of Christmas, I pray you each and all received Hope and Peace and Love and Joy, even as you received Christ. Because Jesus did His work while on the earth; He inaugurated the Family of God…the vision The […]

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