Speaker: Rev. Kent Matthies

Opening Eyes, Rev. Kent Matthies

Too often we can live our days with a blurred vision or even closed eyes. Too often we fail to recognize opportunities to become our fullest, truest selves. In a world crammed with “options,” the challenge can be figuring out how and where to put … read more.

World Cup World, Rev. Kent Matthies

The World Cup of Soccer is being played in Russia.  This most important global sporting event contains many elements of the best and the worst of our current global, human society.  True stories of rags to riches, players speaking dozens of languages with a common … read more.

How Do I Love You? Rev. Kent Matthies

On Father’s Day, people often experience a wide range of emotions, including gratitude, regret, joy and pain.  One aspect of the complex relationships people have with fatherhood involves the different ways in which people express love.  In his book Five Love Languages, Gary Chapman identifies … read more.

The First Noble Truth, Rev. Kent Matthies

The First Noble Truth of Buddhism is that life is suffering.  We get old, experience disease and heartbreak.  Life is not always fair and we should never trick ourselves to believe otherwise.  How do we deal with suffering?

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