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Recent Director’s Corner Posts

PLAN & PREPARE
PLAN & PREPARE
10/08/2018
By Anthony Mejia

By Anthony Mejia, Executive Director A good friend of mine is getting married this weekend. She has been planning her wedding day for the past year. She may not admit it, but she’s probably been planning her wedding day since she was a…

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One Step at a Time. One Day at a Time.
By Anthony Mejia

Kathleen, Amara (age 10), Aneesh, Fiona (age 7). 
One Step at a Time. One Day at a Time. By Anthony Mejia, Center Director   We have heard it again and again. The majority of us will all give up on our New Year’s…

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Commit to Deeper Relationships
By Anthony Mejia

In today’s world, we have more opportunities to make new “friends.” With the ever growing technological capabilities available to us, we can easily make new acquaintances across time zones, borders, and cultures without ever leaving home. If we do leave home, our many…

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A Thousand Gifts
By Anthony Mejia

If you look carefully in this season of giving, you will see a thousand gifts given every week at the Center throughout the year. In case you missed them, here are just a few examples: • Center members went out of their way…

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SUMMER STRESS RELIEF
By Anthony Mejia

Dear Center Community, For most of us, our anticipation of summer increases as the temperatures rise and the days get sunnier. Yet for some parents, especially those with younger kids, summers can be stressful. The consistency of school schedules is replaced with the…

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REMEMBERING A Center HERO
By Anthony Mejia

Dear Center Community, Last Saturday, I learned with great sadness that one of our beloved members, Ray Geisler, passed away after a long courageous battle against cancer. During Ray’s battle with cancer, he continued to come to the Center despite his physical challenges…

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Director's Corner
What Was it About Walt?
By Anthony Mejia

Dear Center Community, As most of you are aware by now, Walt Gerber, one of our most beloved members, passed away this month. So many of us grieve with joy because of what Walt meant to us as a community and as individuals.…

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THERE IS HOPE FOR MOMS
By Anthony Mejia

Dear Center Community, No one has to convince most of us of the benefits of exercising. Benefits range from stress management to illness prevention to improving our quality of life. The challenge for most of us, however, is finding the time to exercise,…

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Locker Room Talk
By Anthony Mejia

Dear Center Community, Welcome to 2016! I confess I am one of those people who love that January is full of new resolutions, new beginnings, new aspirations, and new inspirations. There are many sources of inspirations from books, to conferences, to doctor’s orders,…

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Director's Corner
HOLIDAY TRADITIONS - TIMELESS OR TEDIOUS?
By Anthony Mejia

Dear Center Community, Nearly everyone has or remembers at least one family holiday tradition. Although these traditions can be meaningful, they are often exhausting to keep up year after year. Would it make a difference if we skipped a year or stopped a…

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