Skype, A Blessing For Family Connection

Usually every Friday, I call my parents and brother in China. There is a 14-hour time difference. When I call them Friday evening, it’s their lunch time on Saturday. We often talk for an hour or two. During the call, we can also chat and send files online. When I call them, we can not…
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Counting Blessings

On this Thanksgiving day, I want to count a few blessings in my life:  – Have peace and contentment that are priceless. – Have good health money can’t buy. – Have a family and home to call my own. – Have a job that I like. – Have financial freedom that comes with contentment. –…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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