It’s been a couple of weeks since I’ve been able to share the interesting reads I’ve come across, so I have quite a list accumulated.
How I Process the Moral Failures of My Historical Heroes. I’ve been pondering this for some time, with the thought of possibly writing a post about it, so I was glad to see some thoughts very similar to my own.
Pray Them Home: Three Prayers to Pray for Prodigal Children.
The Father Who Eliminates Shame.
Ecumenical vs. Evangelical, HT to Challies. A good, concise summary of the history and the issues involved.
The Not So Simple Life. “No matter where you land on this simplicity spectrum, all of these endeavors don’t satisfy the peace we hope to gain from the ‘simple life’…Even simplification is a vain pursuit when it takes up so much room in our minds and our hearts.”
Don’t Take This Personally. “We each cast ourselves as the star (and director and producer) in our own movie. All our life’s plots revolve around us. And all the people in our relationships are supporting actors. But here’s the catch: The supporting actors in our movies are actually busy starring in their own movies.”
Dear Girl: Please Don’t Marry Him. “Your fear of breaking off the relationship should be obliterated by the fear of making a foolish marital choice which is far, far worse.” I don’t know anything about this author, but thought this was a good article.
Teens Who Choose Life in Unplanned Pregnancies Need Support and Respect, Not Shame, HT to Challies. Being pro-life is not just a matter of being anti-abortion.
The Art of Days. Seeing beauty in the everyday tasks.
Let Your Kids In On Your Ministry.
Desire, Choice, Consequence: Building Character Through Stories, HT to Story Warren.
As You Grow, So Should Your Dresses.
Is the ESV Literal and the NIV Gender Neutral? HT to Challies. Very little, if any, translation from one language to another is literally word for word the same, due to differences in sentence construction, words for which there are no equals, etc.
6 Keys to Help You Be the Boss of Your Blog.
The Numbers Trap, HT to True Woman.
Is Screen Time the Enemy of Reading? I almost didn’t read this, figuring I knew where it was going to go, but I was pleasantly surprised.
To a Schoolgirl in America: Writing Advice From C. S. Lewis.
Free ebooks, HT to Worthwhile Books.
I saw this on a friend of a friend’s Facebook, and I don’t know who originated it, but I think it’s great. The OT is so much more than moralistic stories.
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