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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 […]

An Exciting Retirement   

by Presence Quotient

There’s a Confucian proverb that says, “A man should be established by 30, discerning by 40, have identity and true understanding of himself by 50, and be amicable by 60.” So is it really true that when a man reaches the retirement phase at 60 years old, he will be mature enough to see life clearly […]

Thinking about a Career Change?

by Presence Quotient

Questions to Consider Before Changing Careers     Are you considering a career change? Thinking about this possibility can be confusing or intimidating, especially if you have been working in your career for a few years. Changes can be difficult because most of us like to do things we’re familiar with. Some people prefer staying […]