Why You Should Consider ‘Harvesting Life’

Why You Should Consider ‘Harvesting Life’

“Harvesting life” should be a focal point for us as we age, said retired pastor and bioethicist Bert Keller. “Harvesting a life means remembering, cherishing and telling the stories of one’s lifetime,” Keller explained. “Harvesting means accepting the role of elder in...
Why to Consider What This Time is Doing to You

Why to Consider What This Time is Doing to You

Playing basketball with my son and his friends resulted in a trip to the emergency room. I heard a snap when jumping off my right leg for an easy layup, followed by significant pain. Tests revealed that I had sustained two torn meniscus and a torn ACL, which required...

Silence

A sermon delivered by Randy Hyde, Pastor, Pulaski Heights Baptist Church, Little Rock, Ark., on December 24, 2012. Christmas Eve Luke 2:1-20 There’s a quietness that envelopes the land just about this time every  Christmas Eve. How does the song go? “There’s a quiet...

What You Can Learn if You’ll Just Be Still

In a go-go world, what could be worse than silence, being still, doing nothing? It is the “doing nothing” that engenders guilt and anxiety, that evokes fear. This is precisely why we so desperately need stillness. Stillness strips us of our illusions that...

Do You Make Time to Sense God’s Presence?

When I was in elementary school, our report cards contained a section on “class citizenship.” We didn’t just get grades on spelling and arithmetic; our teachers also evaluated our character. There was a list of personal qualities; and, next to each...