Monthly Archives: December 2012

Christmas, Boxing Day and The Reason for the Season

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Two traditions based around gift giving, Christmas and Boxing Day are celebrated in December.  While many believe Christmas was an offshoot of a secular historical Roman holiday, more of us hold that the birth of Christ is the “reason for the season.”  … Continue reading

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A Birth Like No Other

There is a favorite song of mine at Christmas here in Seattle, I Just Go Nuts at Christmas.   I smile every time I hear the words and they even bring back memories of Christmas past. It is however a reminder … Continue reading

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Hope Part II Who Is My Neighbor?

Today is a guest blog from Paul Hirz, Living Perspectives Board member. The Really Good Samaritan! You know the Good Samaritan parable, right?  (Luke 10:30) This traveler heading down the rugged 17 mi. road from Jerusalem to Jericho gets mugged … Continue reading

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Hope: A Chance or a Certainy Part I

Hope is a two-sided coin.  Hope and opportunity are linked much as a recent university graduate seeks a new life and career or a couple set a wedding date. On the other side are those finding themselves in a distress … Continue reading

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End of the World? Give Me a Break!

News flash: December–2012. Man goes crazy in Fall City, WA claiming the world is coming to an end.  Is 12.12.12 the end of the world per some ancient culture?   Y2K was going to be the end of the business cycle … Continue reading

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Finishing Strong-End of the Marathon

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Here is the picture of Peter, Taylor and her Mom at the finish line of the Las Vegas Marathon. What an inspiring story to those who observed Peter pushing Taylor through 25 mph winds, Taylor singing songs and Peter with … Continue reading

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Marathon of Love Part II

Here is a follow up to Peter Kline’s Las Vegas Marathon Run & Push.  James in the Bible writes be “doers of the Word” not just readers.  What we do sometimes is so loud people can’t hear what we say.   … Continue reading

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Marathon of Love

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Want to be part of a feel good story?  Peter Kline is a Bellevue, WA businessman.  We have been friends and in a bible study together for a few years. In his 50’s Peter is also a marathon runner and has participated in super marathon … Continue reading

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