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Sermon for September 20, 2015

The Summons
Deuteronomy 1:1-33

From where you are right now, if you could look back on the arc of your life and address your younger self, what advice would you give? I resonate with a blogger who says, “I would grab my younger self by the neck, and I'd say ‘listen to me carefully you fool:
Forget the fear of looking ridiculous when attempting something. Just do it! If it turns out well, you won. If not, nobody cares, just go on.Some opportunities come only once in your life. Don't let them pass.Failure is just one step closer to success. Just learn and do it better next time.It's better to try and fail, than spending the rest of your life wondering, ‘What if...’ The future never comes like you planned. Seize the day. Enjoy every minute.” I would also add, “"When given the choice between being right and being kind, choose kind."

A 70 year old man said he would offer his younger self the following advice:
Keep a diary, organize your life, don't get into debt, do…