Worth it

Every so often, another writer’s post touches my heart in such a way that I think about it long after I’ve stopped reading.

This one did.

It’s one man’s story of faith.  Of love. Of moments that matter.

Moments of grace and humor and serendipity.

One man’s story.

Read it here: http://richripley.wordpress.com/2014/03/26/the-touchstones-of-our-heart/

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10 thoughts on “Worth it

  1. Wow. That was very powerful!

  2. Powerful!

  3. Thank you Marilyn. You are a blessing to others….(if ya didn’t know that already). ;)
    Yo Bro,
    R

  4. Beautiful story, I left a comment on Rich’s site as well. Thank you for sharing! ~ Sheila

  5. Thank you for sharing Rich’s post here. My weekend has been so busy. My morning is already so busy and full of plans. But reading Rich’s story was time well-spent. There were so many valuable reminders there. “Slow down. Open your eyes, your ears and your heart. Life is so much more than the things that often fill our days.”

    • I agree; it was very impactful writing and worth sharing with all of you.

      Remember that Simon & Garfunkel song? “Slow down, you move too fast, you’ve got to make the moment last…”

      Happy Sunday!
      MJ

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