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EMBRACE WHAT MATTERS · 4M ago

My Head Is Bowed

My head is bowed. Not because I’m praying, but because I don’t want to trip over an unseen rock or protruding root. However, I don’t want to miss the larger view either. I want to look up a...
EMBRACE WHAT MATTERS · 4M ago

Engage

It’s 28 degrees, but I’m not feeling it. Ok, I’m bundled up with my winter coat and knit cap, but I’m sitting when I should be moving and am still unaffected by the cold. My dog is at my fe...
EMBRACE WHAT MATTERS · 4M ago

Stop in the Name of Love!

We so often look for God’s will on where we should go with our lives. But what about the times we need to stop? My sermon examines Acts 16:6-12 when God told Paul to stop. It reflects on ho...
EMBRACE WHAT MATTERS · 4M ago

The Ring Of Truth

In slumber, I sleep In a stupor, I stoop In the sacred, I soar I recently applied for a part-time administrative job at the local zoo. I love animals. Some tell me I love animals more than ...
EMBRACE WHAT MATTERS · 4M ago

Embrace What Matters – The Book Is Here!

About The Book It’s said that as human beings, we spend about a third of our lives asleep. But, too many of us spend the rest of our lives in a type of waking sleep, held captive by the bon...
EMBRACE WHAT MATTERS · 4M ago

Between Keith And The Nuns

There is a mystery to belonging. I’m usually reminded of this early on Sunday mornings. I bought one of those clock alarms with a CD player so you can wake up to the music of your choice ra...
EMBRACE WHAT MATTERS · 4M ago

Recreational Vehicles

Previously, I wrote about our pursuit of the American Dream, its pros and cons, and how most view it as improving yourself economically, owning your own home, building a retirement nest-egg...
EMBRACE WHAT MATTERS · 4M ago

What’s Your Working Relationship?

The precious possession of a man is diligence. — Proverbs 12:27 Do you like what you do? According to recent surveys, most Americans don’t. Most of us are unhappy and wishing we were somewh...
EMBRACE WHAT MATTERS · 4M ago

Growing Up Again

When I was very young and bursting with faith. “There exists in most men a poet who died young, while the man survived.” — Sainte-Beuve It is one of the gifts of life to me that, no matter h...
EMBRACE WHAT MATTERS · 4M ago

Social Networking & The Golden Rule

I’ve always loved the old Spaghetti Westerns. Clint Eastwood rides into some frontier town covered with dust, mystery, and rawhide testosterone. The Old West town he surveys is riddled with...