Monthly Archives: July 2014

Thanks, Dr. Rockwell

Forty-one years ago, I began taking math classes from this man. Dr. Richard Rockwell, still a sought-after professor at PUC, was kind enough to drive down to Napa last week for a reunion lunch. I’m grateful today for the twin … Continue reading

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“I Am the Resurrection and the Life”

All this weekend I have thought of nothing but Gerry’s quiet, inspiring faith. My Thai New Testament has a sweet expression – “luuk uey” – which is Jesus’ wonderfully masculine way of addressing a hurting man: “precious child.” (Mark 2 … Continue reading

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Farewell to an American Hero

I was sorry to hear of the passing of a true American hero: Louis Zamperini. An Olympic athlete, he survived two months on a raft during WWII and years of torture at the hands of “The Bird,” a sadistic prison … Continue reading

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