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4 Ways to Reach a Child’s Heart - “Not just any fatherly involvement can reach the hearts of our children.” Rick Phillips describes the kind that can.
Children of the Moon - This is fascinating: “Albinos make up between 5 and 10 percent of the roughly 80,000 indigenous Gunas who live on the mainland of the Guna Yala region and its islands.”
Will You Forgive Me? - I’m far better at saying, “I’m sorry” than asking, “Will you forgive me?” For that reason this article challenged me.
When Does Adulthood Begin? - More and more people are linking adulthood not with age but with economics.
How Exciting Should Our Services Be? - Bob Kauflin is the go-to guy for questions like this. “The alternative to making our meetings more ‘exciting’ isn’t trying to bore people. But Sunday mornings aren’t New Year’s Eve celebrations. They aren’t rock concerts.”
A Self-Pity Refresher - “Self-pity: a self-absorbed, feeling sorry for oneself fueled by a high view of self, a low view of God, and an attitude of entitlement.”
A great company of saints witnesses to the fact that we can indeed flourish without romance, marriage, or children. —Wesley Hill