It has again been a little while since I have been able to share good reading I’ve found on the web. I try to do them about every other week so there’s not such a long list, but life doesn’t always work out that way. But here they are, and maybe you’ll find something of interest among them:
The First Cut Is the Deepest: Self-Harmers in the Church.
When We Are the Ones Who Persecute.
Back to School: Helping Kids Stay in the Word.
The Best Day of the Week. “Lord’s Day worship isn’t a burden to endure, but a joyful offering from God to receive. Christians don’t put aside their earthly cares each week to earn God’s favor, but to enjoy worshiping the God whose favor has already been granted in Jesus Christ. It is a true delight to forego even the best worldly endeavors for the day, without feeling any sense of guilt for being lazy or uncaring, to revel in the heavenly things of God which are the truest and greatest treasure for any Christian (Matthew 6:19-21).”
Dear Moms: You Do More Than You Know.
Your Children Are Your Neighbor. This is excellent. There is one difference in that parents are authorities over their children and supposed to correct them, while they are not with neighbors, but even still, authority can be handled with grace and not authoritarianism.
Five Boys’ Reaction to One Being Bullied.
5 Ways to Ruin a Perfectly Good Dating Relationship.
An Open Letter to Ann Coulter about the use of the word “retard”. We need to scourge that noun from our vocabulary.
How Making Time For Books Made Me Fell Less Busy, HT to Challies
Easy Tips to Add Text to Photos.
Here are a few about writing:
How to Evoke Powerful Images in Your Reader’s Mind.
How to Write a Devotional: The Definitive Guide.
Saw this going around Facebook:
And this is adorable and made me laugh: a little baby fakes out her dad when he tries to cut her fingernails:
The post about writing devotionals was interesting – especially so to me because the Children’s Desiring God curriculum our church is using for three year olds (the class I teach) suggests using the “Hook, Book, Look, Took” format for our lessons.
I like the meme about complaining about a silent God. Rather spells It out for us modern day-ers.