Amidst the chaos of the world, we try our best to keep everything in perspective. Here we offer our reflections, share news, instill hope, create community, and aim to help you discover what's truly important to you and your families.
Saturday, May 1, 2021
During this month of transition from spring into summer, when even kama'aina here in Hawaii can feel the shift to warmer temperatures, we reflect on how modifying our thoughts and habits can allow new identities to emerge.
Monday, February 1, 2021
In McCully, there is a group of elderly women who walk around the school block almost every day, rain or shine, in utilitarian smocks and sun visors (and now face masks). Our family has noticed them taking these strolls together...
Thursday, October 1, 2020
The human brain is said to judge the trustworthiness of strangers in less than one-tenth of a second. Just three involuntary interruptions per day (kids, texts, social media alerts) can add up to the equivalent of losing an hour's worth...
Wednesday, July 1, 2020
In January, our team went hiking on Tantalus for our annual goal-setting retreat. Carefree, breathing deeply, and holding hands with little Orion as he led us up the mountain, we had no idea how Covid-19 would shift our world in less...
Wednesday, April 1, 2020
There's nothing like a pandemic to get you thinking about what really matters in life. Many of us, thankfully, have never experienced a war-torn home country, but we have experienced deep and profound grief. And we now find ourselves...