Author Matt Stockman

 

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Are you 'in' or 'all in' in this life?

As I write this letter, the TV behind me is displaying the highlights of the semi-finals of the World Cup soccer tournament between Brazil and Germany. Germany played to win the whole enchilada, while the Brazilian team played as though just being from the host country should be more than enough to win, and that actually touching the ball wasn’t Read more...

He Knows Your Heart

Before moving to Seattle, we lived in Barcelona, Spain, where the locals speak 2 languages- Spanish and Catalan… and not many people speak English. We worked hard to learn the languages so that we could communicate with others, but for some especially important conversations, we needed to Read more...

Always Here For You

That moment… when someone says something that causes you to take notice, simply because their words could be yours… “The last couple years have been pretty difficult for me…” A SPIRIT listener started his call to me that way. Read more...

Confession Time

Confession time… I’m not much of a football fan. American football that is… For me, I am way more into the game that the rest of the world calls football (soccer). I follow my favorite teams and am excited about the upcoming World Cup. Read more...

A Scene I Will Not Soon Forget

Even my most carefully chosen words couldn’t begin to describe the helplessness I feel as the world’s news reporters show the images and describe the scene in the aftermath of that storm. I want to be there to do something - maybe just help someone look for a loved one, put up a tarp, anything… but that’s not possible. Read more...

The Power of SPIRIT

Each morning, I travel the long I-5 corridor from north of Arlington to Shoreline. One of my favorite things about my commute is watching other drivers to see if they’re singing along to SPIRIT 105.3! The other morning, as Tenth Avenue North’s song ‘Worn’ played on the radio, I caught a... Read more...

We remember...

The old cliché says “a picture is worth a thousand words”, but in this case… this picture is worth an unending flood of thousands upon thousands of thoughts, emotions, and memories of the day our world changed. Read more...

Life Long Promise

Have you ever had a friend promise you something that seemed too good to be true? I mean, they’ve been your friend for a long time, and they’ve always been honest with you and committed to you. But then, they promise something that seems SO huge, all the promises they’ve kept in the past can’t keep you from doubting, even for just a fleeting moment, if they’re completely serious? Read more...

There's Power in YOUR Story

If you and I are even a little alike, then you love a good story. The kind where you see a bit of yourself in the characters and good prevails over tremendous adversity. I can’t help but think back to the mid 70’s, sitting with my friends at the Arcada Theater in St Charles Il., watching Star Wars for the 1st time. Even though the special effects were amazing, the real power of that film was and still is in the story. Luke Skywalker and his comrades conquer evil and save the day. The lightsaber duels, X-Wing vs. TIE Fighter scenes, and amazing THX sound were all simply enhancements to a fantastic story. Read more...

New and Improved

There’s a word you’ll hear thrown around a lot in this first month of 2013… ‘NEW’. Phrases like “Happy NEW year, NEW for 2013, a NEW season” abound. Read more...
  • Unbalanced Loads

    The other night, I was spending a quiet evening relaxing alone at home, when all of sudden I heard a loud clanking noise downstairs. My first thought was “What in the world did my cats knock over that would make such a racket?!” Then I realized that the kitties were upstairs with me. They had wide eyes and cautiously crept into the hallway to peer through the banister railings to investigate what was making such a clatter. Read More

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