I made it a point of pride to never miss a ship’s movement or a muster for my whole career. I can remember driving like crazy through the erratic traffic only to get stuck in a long line at Makalapa Gate thinking “The Chief is gonna kill me”. But somehow, my angels always made sure I was where I was supposed to be at the appointed hour.

There are times when being present is more than about just being there. There are times when you have to work through whatever issues you may be having and continue to be active where you were sent. There are so many things going on in the world right now that it sometimes can be overwhelming. Despite all of that, its important to get back in the game when life throws you a curve ball.

I wrote a story for the Chaplain’s Corner that talks…

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