Posts by Presence Quotient

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Love is Sincere Listening — An Environment that Nurtures Honesty

by Presence Quotient

… my adult daughter and I both agreed that there is one aspect of our relationship that stands out as the most significant and valuable: an environment that nurtures honesty… a bonus for maintaining a non-judgmental attitude when talking to my child: I am able to see the world through her eyes with a whole new perspective. I feel young and energetic again!

When We Seek the Lord

by Presence Quotient

… When Jim was very little, he knew God had a calling for his life… “Once you know that you are called, you know joy like nothing else, and you will survive the struggle and trials, regardless of being called to be a doctor, lawyer, teacher, plumber, athlete…”

Preparing Children for Adulthood

by Presence Quotient

“Helicopter parenting” has become more and more common in recent years. These “helicopter parents” take care of their children’s every need and even help solve their problems in order for their children to focus on academics or other areas of talent. But is making life easier for children really in their best interest?

When I Say I am Your Father

by Presence Quotient

(son) In the first half of your life, what’s beautiful isn’t having dreams but having someone to dream with you.
(father) In the second half of your life, what’s beautiful isn’t gaining experience but having someone to share experiences and memories with.

7 Tips for Transitioning to Parenthood

by Presence Quotient

Couples are often unaware and unprepared for the physical strain as well as the psychological and emotional toll that takes place when a child comes into the family. The bundle of joy poses challenges as well as opportunities for growth. The following seven tips may help those couples who are transitioning to parenthood adjust to the changes.

Be still

by Presence Quotient

“Be still and know that I am God.” Psalm 46:10 I helped babysit my sister’s grandson some time ago. It reminded me of the almost-forgotten days of caring for my own kids when they were young. After giving birth to my oldest son, I started to realize I was much more used to working than […]

For Better or For Worse

by Presence Quotient

Real estate was booming in the 1980s, and I was ready to join the action. I left a comfortable management position at Kaiser, eager for the challenge of going into business. As soon as I opened my new real estate office, the crash of 1990 devastated the housing market. With my wife staying home to […]

Tied to Jesus

by Presence Quotient

Warren Hino knows a thing or two about being busy. The husband and father of four is the president of his own IT consulting business. Additionally, Warren attends church regularly and has been a college ministry volunteer with Asian American Christian Fellowship (AACF) at the University of California, Riverside (UCR) for the past 12 years. […]

The Fun of Growing Big

by Presence Quotient

  In our rapidly developing society, people are increasingly busy and seeking to improve their quality of life. As a result, many people prefer to have a smaller family or chose to not have any children at all. David, however, has five children and also lives with his parents, which makes them a very special […]