Tagged: family

Help for family drama, and the in-laws too

Help for family drama, and the in-laws too

As wonderful as the Christmas season could be, as portrayed by many heart-warming Christmas movies and the powerful celebration of the birth of baby Jesus to bring peace and joy to the world, for many it’s also the time for family dynamics...

Weekend of an ordinary average family guy

Weekend of an ordinary average family guy

The power of perception. Your perception shapes your reality. More than that, really, for most people. Your perception becomes your reality; your perception IS your reality. Me too. My perception is my reality. And here’s how I see and perceive myself, who...

A Year Later. Life after Father.

A Year Later. Life after Father.

Here in Rockville Maryland for a quick weekend visit to be with family, one year after my Dad’s death. Everyone seems to have made whatever adjustments to this new chapter of life. I used this new technology I just found this morning...

Adding to a family by birth and by adoption

Adding to a family by birth and by adoption

Good to see my friend Jefferson Lee and his family in this OC Family Feature Story (November 2011), “Special Love: Adopting a special-needs child brings unique rewards to the entire family” by Susan Serrano — Like any family with a new addition,...

Remembering Bob Chih-Pao Chuang

Remembering Bob Chih-Pao Chuang

This past week has been a hard time for my family (of origin) with the passing of my Dad. We’re grateful for the kindness of prayer, comfort, and condolences already expressed and received during the past week. This time has been sad...

philosophy and religion have a place

philosophy and religion have a place

Small talk is not my forte’. I can talk about weather or sports for maybe 30 seconds tops. Those are the conventionally safe topics. Work usually comes up early in the conversation, as in “what do you do?” People too quickly associate...

changing family traditions

changing family traditions

It’s a holiday season. That means lots of time for movies. On one channel, they had a whole hour of trailers from movies about Christmas. I think I read once that more movies made about this holiday than any other. This week...