Some Things I’ve Learned Since Starting Serious Blogging


I used to blog for fun for years before I started this blog. It’s always fun to share your thoughts and ideas with the world and see what people have to say. I started blogging again in earnest this year and have been going steadily since May. I have made many mistakes along the way, so I thought I’d share what I’ve learned so far after 4 months of “serious” blogging. Continue reading


Brighten Your Morning in Japan with a Little Exercise


I live in rural Japan, but Japan’s a small country and I stand out, so I don’t get to go jogging regularly like I used to in the past. Stalkers are on the increase over here, so please be careful, ladies. Some of the bigger, nicer parks over here cost money to get in, so most of us are stuck settling for the smaller, less spacious places in the neighborhood. I grew up surrounded by nature, so I sometimes feel sad to see building after building. Continue reading

Prayer for Japan: In Memory of Dr. Hinohara


Japan has lost a Christian giant. Shigeaki Hinohara was one of the most prominent, well-known Christians in Japan. Born in 1911, Dr. Hinohara lived to be 105 years old and was active even up to the end of his life. We have lost another righteous man to fill in the gap between Japan and God’s wrath. Where are the youth to take his place? Where is that new generation to sing Hosanna? Continue reading