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Recently seen on a T-shirt at Keahole Airport– Bad Choices Make the Best Stories

Linda Petrucelli likes to write about people at the end of their rope, people who are in trouble, who mess up, but still find open a doorway to grace.

For most of her adult life, she has lived on islands—Taiwan, Manhattan and the Big Island. Her article, “Listening for the Tao in Eight Tones,” a personal essay about learning how to speak Taiwanese, appeared in the book, Language Crossings: Negotiating the Self in a Multicultural World  Find it here.

You can read her travel articles about Honolulu– Bishop Museum; Chinatown; Diamond Head Park; Foster Botanical Garden; Honolulu Museum of Arts; Honolulu Zoo; Iolani Palace; USS Arizona Memorial; Waikiki Aquarium; Waikiki Beach– here:

Linda is an ordained minister in the United Church of Christ. Click here to read “Begin at the Beginning” a flash sermon for a new year.