Vegetarian Pho

The key to a healthy, and tasty pho, really depends on what you put in it—my street pho likely contains more salt and fat than optimal. It has a soup stock made by cooking beef, pork or chicken bones. But good restaurants remove the excess fat at the top when cooking these bones, making their meals both healthy and delicious.

Brother Lawrence and Peace in the “Little Things”

Takeaway: We can define success as being in the presence of God “We ought not to be weary of doing little things for the love of God, who regards not the greatness of the work, but the love with which it is performed” Brother Lawrence, The Practice of the Presence…

Appreciation of Beauty & Excellence

Dawn emerged from the South China Sea, unseen to me cloistered in my room and 10 klicks from the shore.  My mind probed the day ahead and found nothing exciting. What did I have to look forward to? A few stressful events popped to my cluttered mind, while other events didn’t seem very interesting. I hate that feeling. I needed to ignite my mind, and my heart. But I knew there was a cure!