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A La Carte (3/8)

23 Days - “You spend more than three weeks a year looking at your phone, according to new figures that illustrate just how central to our lives the mobile phone has become.” It doesn’t sound like a particularly rigorous study, but I wouldn’t be surprised if it is just about accurate. (True of other people, that is; definitely not you or me.)

The Answers Book for Kids - Answers in Genesis has the Kindle editions of their “Answers Book for Kids” series on sale. Volume 1, Volume 2, Volume 3, Volume 4.

A Job You Don’t Love - “What do you do when you get stuck in a job you don’t love? When you’re waiting for a better one to come along, feel called to stay in certain work, or aren’t yet qualified for a job you think you might enjoy more? Is it possible to keep getting up day after day and actually have joy in your work?”

Chavez’s Last Words - “The head of Venezuela’s presidential guard was with Hugo Chavez during his final moments. His report on Chavez’s last words paints a picture of a man desperately clinging to life. According to this report, Chavez said: I don’t want to die. Please don’t let me die.” Denny Burk reflects.

Don’t Skip the Genealogies - Here is a short article to encourage you not to skip over the Bible’s genealogies.

Tweaking Tastes, Creating Cravings - 60 Minutes has a feature on artificial flavorings. It’s half-way fascinating and half-way nauseating.

A Spurgeon Documentary - Several people I know (Adrian Warnock, Aaron Armstrong and Stephen McCaskell are trying to fund a Spurgeon documentary. Here’s a personal note from Adrian.

Self-image, the concept we have of ourselves, must begin not by looking in the mirror but by looking into the face of God. —Sam Storms