Where to now, Aslan?

Great things usually start out as small things--a thought, an idea, a comment, a prototype. Apple Corporation started in the garage of Steve Jobs' parents in Los Altos, California in 1976. Jobs and his friends Steve Wozniak and Ronald Wayne paid their way by picking apples during the day and working on the design of …

Allowing ALS to sharpen my focus

In seminary I did a semester internship as a student chaplain in an urban hospital. I was assigned to the cancer ward where I sought to minister primarily to terminally ill patients and their families. As part  of my training I read the classic work on death and dying by the late Dr. Elisabeth Kübler-Ross, …

Beautiful gardens don’t come in a box

Friends and visitors who visit our house often say that the house and the numerous shrubs and flowers should be in a magazine. I have an eye for garden design and have enjoyed it immensely. Now I can only ride around in my electric wheelchair and admire my wife, Ruth’s, efforts in planting, weeding, fertilizing …