Entrepreneur developed a solution to smartphone addiction now used in over 600 U.S. schools
“I don’t think people realize how radically different it is to be a human being with a phone in your pocket,” he said. “If it becomes something that’s going to hollow out the meaning in your life, that’s something we’re going to have to address. … All we’re saying is, step into a phone-free zone; see what that’s like for a while.”"
Why we need kind, compassionate dialogue about mental illness
“We need to talk about mental illness. But more than that, we need kindness and compassion. And we definitely don’t need simplistic remedies that betray ignorance.”
31 questions to ask for a more Christ-centered 2018
These are great questions for discipleship and positive counseling.
Brokenness Is Not a Barrier
This is quite the story. Looks like a book well worth a place in your library.
“I wish I had a fairy-tale ending to share, but I’m still disabled. I’m unable to do normal, everyday things: play ball with my kids, drive our car, open the car door or put my seatbelt on by myself. I can’t even pick up a glass of water or hold a book. I’m in pain 100 percent of the time. Joy is a daily, often hourly, fight.”
There’s Dignity at Work for the Gleaner and the Businessperson, Too
“When people learn what their work is worth in God’s eyes, they are freed to work with all their might for him and the good of others. They actually become better workers, recognizing that God has called them to responsibly steward all of their lives for his glory and the benefit of their neighbor.”
Is Homosexual Practice No Worse Than Any Other Sin? by Robert A. J. Gagnon
“As we shall see, there is a mountain of evidence from Scripture (in addition to reason and experience) that shows (1) sins do differ in significance to God and (2) God regards homosexual practice as a particularly severe sexual sin.
The Silent Shepherd: The Care, Comfort, and Correction of the Holy Spirit by John MacArthur Jr. $2.39.
The Company We Keep: In Search of Biblical Friendship by Jonathan Holmes $2.99. EXCELLENT BOOK.
Kiss the Wave: Embracing God in Your Trials by Dave Furman.