Pictures of models in Gap and Target and just about every store that sells clothing.
It’s not annoying because I’m hopelessly lost when it comes to actually making myself look like them. And it’s not annoying because I think there’s anything wrong with the way they look (assuming that is the way they look).
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A few weeks ago Newsweek released their semiannual edition where they smear the Bible and Christianity and God and pretty much everything else that can fit into that category. It happens twice a year: Easter and Christmas.
In the article, the author, Kurt Eichenwald, goes on to make all sorts of outlandish claims like the Bible we have isn’t the real Bible, or not all the biblical writers “were even fully literate” (think about that one for a minute), or the King James Versions is the “gold standard.” Seriously?
The gist of the article is this: you don’t know anything you think you know about the Bible. And we’re here to tell you: we know that for a fact.
Is it okay to ask Eichenwald Read More
“For we cannot speak of the beginning; where the beginning begins our thinking stops, it comes to an end.”
– Dietrich Bonhoeffer
Creation is one of those things that defines us as humans. As artists, we create works of art. As entrepreneurs, we create businesses to compete in the marketplace. And as parents, friends, and even enemies, we create relationships with one another.
Creation is an attribute of humanity that is special, that separates us from the animals and plankton.
But what is creation?
If happiness is synonymous with a things like a job well done and contentment and satisfaction, then quite appropriately it’s a thing we should search for. But really, even these things are a bit too vague if we’re going to get at the essence of happiness.
Marc and Angel Chernoff are life coaches who try to help people find happiness. They recently wrote an article on their blog detailing 27 ways to find happiness. Most of what they said could be summed up in ideas like change your thinking or interact with people more. Their 27 steps weren’t bad. But only one of their step really got close to what true happiness is.
Their fifth step was Read More
“Many who think themselves free have never yet even seen the shell that impressions them—know nothing of the liberty the Lord of life wants to give them.” — GEORGE MACDONALD
The Christian life, at its most basic, is living out what the Spirit of God has already done within (Philippians 2:12-13).
Passages like 1 Corinthians 12 and Romans 12 and Ephesians 4 list the spiritual gifts. These are all descriptions of this ‘living out.’
The one thing they all have in common is giving.