Can you feel it?

Pastor Matthew Best
5 min readMar 2, 2023

The question can run both ways. Down into the depths and up to the highest heights. Hang in there with me for this because we’re going on a journey.

Can you feel it? Can you sense it? Can you not hear it?

Can you not feel the pain around you? Can you not hear the suffering? Can you not literally absorb it into your being? Can you not perceive it? Do you not have eyes to see it and ears to hear it? Does not your heart ache? Or have you just built up such a wall around yourself that you ignore it all? Do you think you are so separate from everyone and everything else? How can…

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Pastor Matthew Best

My name is Matthew Best. I’m an ELCA (Lutheran) pastor who attempts to translate church and churchy stuff into everyday language.