This is later in the day than I usually post these, but, looking at my list, I wanted to go ahead and post what I had instead of waiting for a week and having a longer list. If you’re like me, the more there are, the more I get kind of lost in them and lose interest in looking. I found these all thought-provoking in one way or another: perhaps you’ll see something of interest as well.
Irritability. HT to Challies. This one hit me right where it hurts. “Life is never lived in the sterile confines of a sinless, utopian laboratory well-removed from the Curse’s numerous provocations. This side of heaven, we are either about to be provoked, being provoked, just having been provoked, or some combination of the three. Everything inside and outside of us has the potential to provoke in one way or another.”
When They Walk Away, HT to Challies.
Words Matter: Recovering Godly Speech in a Culture of Profanity
Synonyms For the Word of God. Have you ever wondered, especially in places like Psalm 119, what the difference was between a statute, testimony, precept, etc., or whether they were all just synonyms for God’s Word? This article explains the differences.
4 Things to Remember When Thinking About Curses in the Psalms, HT to Challies.
The Threat of Joy in Ministry – one time Jesus tells us not to rejoice.
Creating a Church Culture That Invites Children Into Worship.
Do Children Have a Financial Obligation Toward Parents?
Frugal Grocery Shopping Strategy. I need to do better at this.
A couple about writing:
3 Simple Ways to Create Memorable Lead Characters
What Being an Editor Taught Me About Writing, HT to Challies.
And this is all too true these days:
Have a great weekend!
Excellent link about Words Matter. How true. I hear words in every day language that, if I had uttered them as a child, I would have been in big trouble. You seem to be bombarded every day with profanity. I always enjoy your links. Good stuff there!