Unsung Heroes

There are certain people in our community who are my unsung heroes. – Sunday school teachers In every church, there are Sunday school teachers who love kids and teaching. They do it week after week. They use their time, talent and treasure for the benefits of children and for the love of the Lord. My kids’ Sunday…
Read More

Only In America!

The front page story in today’s St. Paul Pioneer Press is about Valeria Silva who was selected unanimously Monday evening to be the next superintendent of St. Paul Public Schools. Silva, a resident of Woodbury, was raised in Chile. She spoke no English when she came to Minnesota at age 24. She got her bachelor…
Read More

Thankful For Freedom

Today’s CNN.com news website has an article titled “China blogger who helped quake victims jailed.”  Huang Qi, the owner and webmaster of 64tianwang.com and human rights activist in China, was imprisoned by the government from June 2000 to June 2005 and again arrested in July 2008.  Huang helped the families of children killed in the…
Read More

First Gardener Michelle Obama

As someone who loves gardening and enjoys eating organic home grown vegetables, I was very pleased to hear last spring that our First Lady Michelle Obama planted a garden in the South Lawn of the White House, only two months after the Obamas moved into the White House. It is the first garden at the…
Read More

Thanksgiving

Today I went to the Thanksgiving celebration by the Woodbury Fellowship of Minnesota Faith Chinese Lutheran Church, held at the Woodbury Resurrection Lutheran Church. We had potluck dinner and fellowship. We shared what we were thankful for in this past year. It was good to be reminded how much we have and how blessed we…
Read More