Tag: family

  • Why Chinese people don’t need religion

    Why Chinese people don’t need religion

    Chinese Americans are the least religious people group in the United States. The Chinese in America aren’t just the least religious among Asian Americans, but also the least religious of any ethnic grouping. To be more precise, a new forthcoming book, Family Sacrifices, opens with a nuanced paragraph: Fifty-two percent of Chinese Americans report having…

  • 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 I think I am. I’m really just an ordinary average guy. I won’t…

  • 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 called Spreaker to capture a few thoughts — listen. I’m anticipating that we’re…

  • 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, the Lee household is a study in controlled chaos. However, instead of diaper…

  • 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 and hard, yet healing and bonding, even transformative for me. And I personally…