Holy Order of the Inadequate (HOI)

That’s in the signature block of Chaplain Bill Brown, Director of Chaplaincy, and Manager of the Kairos Prison Ministry in a large State Prison in San Diego, California.  Since 2002, Chaplain Bill has seen the hand of God work in amazing ways.  I recently caught up with him and asked if he had any encouraging stories he could share.  This … Read More

Making Cents Out of Christmas

According to ShopperTrak, consumers spent an estimated $10.4 billion in stores on Black Friday and $1.8 billion on Thanksgiving.  There is more.  CNN just released figures that online sales on Cyber Monday most likely will reach $3 billion for the first time, making it the largest single day for digital sales in history. Hearing the “good news” (my sarcasm) of … Read More

A Lesson on Personal Safety, from a WW2 Survivor 

Franca Silvana DiSacco, was born in Italy in 1930 in a small village outside Pisa.  The second oldest of seven children, she went to school through the sixth grade before the hostilities of WW2 closed it.  Her father, a stone mason, was sent north into Austria as part of Mussolini’s contribution to Hitler’s war effort.  There he was injured.  Walking … Read More