Category: journal

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How to Stop Feeling Guilty All the Time

Can I make a confession? I’ve felt guilty very often for much of my life. It’s a terrible burden to carry around. Some of it comes from my personality, maybe because I have a sensitive, or over-sensitive, conscience. There’s guilt from both...

How to transfer phone number away from Straight Talk

This article explains plain and simple what is required to authenticate the transfer when on the BYOP—bring your own phone—plan on Straight Talk. I have an unlocked iPhone SE, original version. Bottom line: the new provider needs to make a port transfer...

Hot Sauce Shops in LA, OC, SD

Find where you can stroll the aisles of hot sauce shops in Southern California, so you can taste wonderful flavors of heat and buy instant gratification. No more waiting for delivery.

Where to Get Nashville Hot Chicken in the OC

I love spicy food. Even though I’ve traveled to Nashville for business many times, I usually eat barbecue there. Then, last year, I discovered that Nashville hot chicken was a thing, not in Nashville, but in Louisville, by accident, when I was...

How much sleep do you need?

If there’s a difference between how many hours you sleep versus how many hours you need to sleep, that’s called sleep deprivation. Many of us have learned how to live with less than optimal sleep because of the demands of life. The...

$20 for your thoughts, Asian American Pastors

Asian American Pastor and Church Survey! (Around 30 minutes, $20 Amazon gift card) If you are a lead/senior/solo Asian American pastor of a predominately Asian American congregation (i.e. EM, pan-Asian, multiethnic), fill out this online survey (around 30 minutes) and receive a...

What will suffering do to you?

Life involves moments of boredom and thrills, times of work and play, seasons of joy and seasons of suffering. And, suffering can take many different forms: disease, physical pain, mental illness, tragedy, handicaps, or many others. Some of you that are regular...