Good morning. Grace and peace to you today.
Just a reminder that I’m on a holiday blogging schedule this week which means I’m posting only the daily A La Carte. Articles will return next week.
This is a fun little roundup. “We live in an era of 24-hour news in which we’re constantly bombarded by information from websites, social media, and television. Yet despite this deluge, there are many fascinating news items you are likely to have missed. Here are nine such events and discoveries from 2021 that you may not have heard about.”
“Have you noticed what people are saying about 2022? Me neither.” Is that better or worse than what people were saying this time last year?
Here’s an explanation of that mysterious thorn in the flesh that was so agonizing to Paul.
“The last week of December always feels a little like an in-between to me. It’s between holidays, months and years. Akin to adolescent years, somewhere between child and teenager, life has a lot of uncomfortable in-betweens…”
This is the final part of a series meant to encourage Christians by reflecting on positive cultural trends.
Jesus was weak. Paul rejoiced in his own weakness. And yet we are still afraid and ashamed to be weak. We would rather feign strength than admit weakness.
The eye is made both for seeing and weeping. Sin must first be seen, before it can be wept for.—Thomas Watson