“What if holiday (Christmas), he thought, doesn’t come from a store. What if holiday (Christmas)…perhaps…means a little bit more!” ~Dr. Seuss, How the Grinch Stole Christmas   Oooo…it is one of my favorite holidays. I love this time of year. Although December is a difficult time for I lost my mother in December and my […]

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FAMILIES OBSERVING MEMORIALS  January 2019 Aiko Furukawa, Tom/Fumiko Honda, Sen Kashiwagi, Yosaku Katayama, Paul Kurokawa, Sei Morishima, George Nishimura, Masasuke Oishi, Utanosuke Oye, Charles Sakai, Tsugi Sasaki, Mitsuyo Shimomi, Charlie Shiroma, Steve Shiroma, Tamae Taniguchi, Fujie Tomooka, Mary Ueki March 2019 Shiho Rev Aoyama, Tsune Dendo, Annie Fukumoto, Tama Furukawa, Yoshio Furukawa, James Hamasaki,Myrtle Hattori, Peter Henmi, Suzy Henmi, Ehimo Hirata, Suye Iriyama, Elsie Iwamoto, Kise Iwamoto, Hana Kamo, Aki Kanda, […]

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A good life is when you assume Nothing, do more, need less, Smile often. Dream big. Laugh A lot, and realize how blessed You are. ~Anonymous Before leaving my home state, every holiday was spent with family. My mother did all the cooking at home and my father cooked at the café. However, at these […]

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Revering the Light of the Buddha, Reflecting upon my imperfect self, I will strive to live a life of gratitude. ~ 2nd verse of ”Shin Buddhist Life Principles” Shin Buddhist Service Book “Times, they are a changin” is definitely a good lyric written by Bob Dylan. It can describe the changes we see through nature. […]

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“Every morning we are born again What we do today is what Matters most.” ~Words of the Buddha Everyday we make decisions. Some are minor and so are major. Whatever the choices, it can lead to different experiences and adventures. Each day is a new awakening of change. We can be so grateful that we […]

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