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A La Carte (12/30)

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The year is quickly drawing to a close. Blink. It’s gone. It seems that life goes by so quickly. I wonder if it will seem the same in heaven, or if time will pass slower as we draw the greatest value out of each and every day.

New Year’s Resolutions – Mint.com offers up some new year’s resolutions that will improve your finances in 2011.

Snow Flakes – Here are some snow flakes as seen under an electron microscope. I’m not surprised to see that they are even more beautiful when seen at the microscopic level.

The First DecadeLife offers up a collection of the photos we’ll all remember through the first decade of the 21st century.

Television by the Numbers – This is an interesting infographic.

An Open Letter to Derek Webb – Frank Turk pens an open letter to Derek Webb. It’s worth reading.

Give Your Pastor a Break – Kevin DeYoung offers a word on behalf of pastors. “The point of my plea is simple. For any elders, deacons, trustees, committee chairs–to anyone with authority over the fringe benefits for your pastor in 2011–please make sure there is enough time for a real vacation and some kind of study leave.”

Are You SAD? – David Murray addresses Seasonal Affective Disorder:

Are you SAD? from Puritan Reformed on Vimeo.

I have taken my good deeds and bad deeds and thrown them together in a heap, and fled from them both to Christ, and in him I have peace.

—David Dickson

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