Ambassadors: Dealings with Deceived People

(This is the ninth in a series of entries drawing analogies between experiences that Ambassador Joseph Grew shared about in his book Ten Years in Japan and practical aspects of being an ambassador for Jesus Christ) Ambassador Grew had some very challenging situations to address during his years of representing the United States to Japan. … Continue reading Ambassadors: Dealings with Deceived People

Ambassadors: The Value of a Smile

(This is the third in a series of posts drawing analogies between experiences that Ambassador Joseph Grew shared about in his book Ten Years in Japan and practical aspects of being an ambassador for Jesus Christ.) Ambassador Grew wrote in his book (which is an extract from his diary) that Mrs. Woodrow Wilson visited with … Continue reading Ambassadors: The Value of a Smile

Happy 40th Birthday, Christopher!

Christopher, the second born Maxwell, turns 40 today! Happy Birthday! Chris is the mischievous little boy with bright blue eyes, who was so naughty his preschool teachers threatened to expel him. Chris was also the guy who broke his arm–doing what? His own words when Mom asked: “I parachuted out of the swing.” Take heart, … Continue reading Happy 40th Birthday, Christopher!