7 Motives in Our Work – Matt Perman asks what our primary motives ought to be as we consider work. He comes up with a list of seven good motives.
Child Labor – “Child labor has never been a particularly pretty part of society, but during the industrial revolution, the practice became even uglier than its earlier incarnations. Children were often put in dangerous industrial jobs and paid menial wages.” This site has the stories behind several vintage photos.
Iditarod Sled Race – I enjoyed this photo gallery of shots from the Iditarod Trail Sled Race.
Cranmer’s Complicated Death – “Thomas Cranmer, archbishop of Canterbury (b. July 2, 1489; d. March 21, 1556), will never enjoy the luxury of having his failures overlooked. His greatest public failure is closely related to why we still remember his story.”
Kony 2012 – Here’s another helpful take on the Kony 2012 phenomenon.
There is a certain kind of maturity that can be attained only through the discipline of suffering. –D.A. Carson