The Happy Place – What and Where is it?

One of the great blessings of the body of Christ is experiencing the depth and breadth of giftedness of its many members. Among her myriad contributions to the local community, St. Michael’s parishioner Alma Sisco-Smith is an active member of

Endless Summer

Kids are out of school and the Southern California heat is starting turn up. It​ i​s an exciting time that brings long days, late nights, adventures, and freedom!

Like many living in San Diego, I did not grow up here. …

At the Heart of Life is Memory

After my father died I enjoyed many evenings sitting at the table after dinner with my mother talking about people: family, friends, neighbors, coworkers and shared experiences. My mother was blessed with a very happy childhood and loved to reminisce …

I Volunteer!

“I volunteer as tribute!” This is one of those unforgettable lines in The Hunger Games book and movie series. Katniss volunteers in place of her little sister Primrose to fight in the Hunger Games (a fight to the death among …

PRO Mentors – The Life-Changing Light of Christ

At the Easter Vigil this year and every year, the service begins with a new fire being kindled. The church is dark, and this new light penetrates the darkness. The new light radiates from the Paschal candle. The deacon proceeds …