Can I know God? Check this out and see for yourself…

These are a series of video blogs I am producing to introduce you to what I call “the sacred art of knowing God.” I hope you find them useful on your spiritual path.

When you pretend to believe things you really no longer believe and you do so… …Just to please those whose friendships you’re afraid you might lose; or, because… …You fear their judgments of your admission or, worse… …The thought of their rejection of you is too painful to bear… Know this, my friend, you have…

It was Mark Nepo who observed, “Birds learn how to fly, never knowing where flight will take them.” I have spent the greater part of my life worrying about my destination…where the flight of my life was taking me…instead of giving my attention to this day…and how to fly. Does it ever seem to you…

In the Song of Creation, otherwise known as the Book of Genesis, the writer says of the first two mythical representatives of the human race, “And God breathed into their nostrils the breath of life and humans became living souls” (Gen. 2:7) What is the “breath of life?” Is it not the life energy, the essence…

“Much of our confusion in life comes from giving our attention too quickly to the next thing…” says Mark Nepo this morning. Ah, now that touches a nerve in me. It does some of you, too. Which is precisely why, of all the things your eyes might have fallen on this morning, they have fallen…

I coach professionals, business executives, and religious leaders all across America. There’s a little cliche, the origin of which I do not know, that goes like this: “You cannot get there from here; You can only get here from there.” What does this mean? It means to start from the end. In eastern philosophy, you…

Do you hear the birds singing in the quiet hours of dawn? For years, I have awakened between five and six every morning. It is my favorite time of the day. The world is filled with stillness. My mind is quiet and refreshed. It’s as if all I can hear is the silence around me…my…

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Dr. Steve McSwain

I'm an Author... Leadership Coach... Counsel to Non-Profits, Faith-based Organizations and Congregations... Adjunct Professor of Communication at the University of Kentucky... Spiritual Teacher... Inspirational and Motivational Speaker.

But not always in this order.

On the university campus, I teach students the Art of Communication. In my public talks, however, I teach leaders the Art of Leading; I teach everyone the Art of Living...so that... when you come to the end...

and, you will come to the end...

You're able to look back on life feeling... Fulfilled... Accomplished... Content, Peaceful, and Happy, too...

Knowing your brief but important journey has made this world a more... Conscious... Compassionate, and... Charitable place.

What could possibly be more important than this?

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