A Father and A Son: sharing our hearts together

Yesterday was one of the most memorable day in relation to my son, Samuel. There was a writing project to submit to one of the homeschooling meeting. He did what he could and there were lots of suggestions. He took it well, but he wanted to do his own way. This broke open his heart about what he wanted to say in the past 7 years of his life with us. While Ayumi had a class to teach English, both Samuel and I were in the room sharing together as a father and a son. He shared for the first time his heart out. Lots of crying together as I […]

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Hokkaido’s Spiritual Root

When I first arrived in Hokkaido, it was for my wedding preparation and greeting to my wife’s family. But when I came back to Japan later in 1995, it was to pray for the mega-city, Sapporo. During this 1 full month of prayer journey, I began to understand what was causing what was obvious in the spiritual realm from my study of the history of Hokkaido. One of the first thing that was very obvious was the relationship with the native Ainu people. They were mistreated by Japanese and forced to abandon Ainu language and culture replaced by Japanese and Japanese culture. This deeply wounded Ainu people. Now most of […]

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