Failure is (not) an option

I love that scene from Apollo 13, and from history, when the NASA chief gives his engineers a nearly impossible task then firmly says, “Failure is NOT an option.” It’s a great sentiment, and a great motivator. It is not,…

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Michael Harvey ¡Presente!

As the number 14 bus crosses the Hawthorne Bridge into Downtown the fog has created mountains that the tops of the skyscrapers poke their tops through. The view is breathtaking in its beauty but it signals to me that I’ve…

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Hope in the midst of a perpetual Holy Saturday

Creating community with folks who are living outside is often like entering into a world where it is always Holy Saturday; the day in the church calendar where Jesus is dead, all hope is lost and the possibility of renewal…

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