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The Perseverance of Matt and Grace Huang

December 6, 2014


Matt and Grace Huang are finally home after spending almost two years in a nightmare in the Persian Gulf emirate of Qatar after the sudden death of their daughter Gloria in January 2013. A case of international misunderstanding surrounding adoption, it also made me stop and pray often for their release. I’ve only met the […]

Behind the Scenes at a Family Run Dairy Farm and Memorable Christmas Gifts

December 16, 2013


  Rockview Farms is a successful family run dairy in Downey, California – the last independently run dairy in California that distributes its own milk and owns its cows. Curt DeGroot gave me a tour of the dairy’s fluid processing plant and gave me his perspective on the southern California economy and why their business […]

An Inspiring Entrepreneur and How He Recovered from a Health Crisis

October 19, 2013


I had the good fortune to interview Yehuda Packer this week. He’s the CEO of a security systems company and in 2010 he found out he had a brain tumor. He was working with the LAPD and running his company. The story is an excellent example of why it’s necessary to have supportive people in […]

Pray for an Adoptive Mom and Dad Jailed in the Middle East Country of Qatar

August 25, 2013


I’m writing about Matt and Grace Huang this morning and I’ll probably write about them a few times per month. They are in jail in the country of Qatar where Matt was working on an engineering project through a Colorado-based engineering company. Matt and Grace’s 8-year-old special needs daughter adopted from an African country died […]

Education – Pasadena’s Dual Language Immersion Program in Spanish

August 19, 2013


Our “little one” is starting her second week of school in the Pasadena Unified’s Dual Language Program. She’s taking Spanish and is in the first grade. The class is conducted 90% in Spanish with 10% English instruction. Last year she was in kindergarten and by November was speaking easily. We’re pleased and she’s happy with […]