Joy Shigaki

Thursday, May 07, 2015

Mother’s Day: Hopes and Dreams

Being in New York, I live some 2,500 miles away from my mom.  She is in Seattle embracing an active retirement with my dad and creating a wonderful second ‘career’ that involves living out a long time calling as a deacon.  I couldn’t be more proud of her for staying the 

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Monday, Nov 24, 2014

Celebrating and Sharing Abundance at Thanksgiving Tables and Worldwide!

My family tradition for Thanksgiving was, like many others, built around a spectacular communal meal. At least 15 members of my extended family would gather around the oval oak dining room table with the extra leafs inserted. Extra chairs and stools were pulled out from storage and the large blue 

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