Today’s a special treat: the most beautifullest, bestest, brightestest person in the world is guest posting–my lovely wife. About a year ago, she took a 30 day break from Facebook and here’s what she learned…
Facebook is a Drug: 8 things I learned with my 30-day Detox
My birthday was in late July. How could eating ice cream 3 times in one day NOT make it the best day ever? Purple heart earrings from my little boys, love notesfrom everyone able to hold a pen, dinner and a movie with my best and forever friend, the day was perfect. As I got ready for bed, I jumped on my phone to say thank you to birthday wishers. Suddenly it was almost 2am without having written one single thank you.
What went wrong?
I got distracted in clicking, reading, and scrolling. Social media is a drug; Facebook is a drug.
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I’m a type-A kinda guy–always antsy to do something–always antsy to achieve something. It’s not enough that I’ve got my PhD and have a comfortable job. No, I want more! It’s not enough that I have you, fare reader, finding inspiration from my blog. No, I want more!
More, more, more!
But what is the cost? Read more »
I warn you now–I’m gonna lay it out there–exposed my sinful heart for the world to see. But maybe by doing that, I’ll find what I’m looking for.
How do you know when you’ve forgiven someone?
This question seems to pop on quite a bit in Sunday school. How do you know when you’ve forgiven someone?
Well. I don’t know if I have the answer. But I do have an answer that made a difference in my life. And, it changed my perspective too. Read more »
You need a mini vacation. Not a big one. Just a couple of hours. Maybe you’re a single mom and have no spouse to pawn the kids off. That’s fine. Hire a babysitter. Drop them off at your mom’s. Do something.
Because you need to take a mini vacation. Alone. Read more »
Perhaps the greatest tragedy in life is that we pass people on the streets, at work, at church, or at the grocery store and never get a chance to meet them. I wonder if, one day when we meet our Maker, our greatest regret will be that we never reached out to more people and learned their story.
I almost missed this one–the story of Dale Swaim’s near death experience. Read more »