Today’s Kindle deals include a pretty good variety crossing a bunch of different publishers.
(Yesterday on the blog: What City Was Once “The Jerusalem of the East?”)
“You may be working for the weekend, but when it comes to actually getting work done, Monday is the most productive day, according to a study by Redbooth. The data collaboration software provider found that the highest percentage of tasks–20.4%–are completed on Monday, compared to Friday, when only 16.7% of work tasks are accomplished. Tuesday is a close second, accounting for 20.2% of work. “
“Young adults are in a transition period of learning and embracing adulthood. For many young adults, college is the time when they will explore all the implications of what it means to be an adult: making their own decisions, facing the consequences of those decisions, opening a checking account and being responsible to earn and spend their own money, making decisions about the jobs or careers they want to have, where they want to live, etc. As they face these decisions, many young adults are eager and excited to begin their post college journeys. Yet this transition period also means the relationship with their parents is transitioning as well. Young adults are now no longer under their parents’ authority but what exactly does this new relationship look like? What does “honor your parents” mean anyway?”
“Assisted suicide is not far off—it’s a reality for many in the west. We must educate ourselves. Think this through. Be ready. Life is fragile and each of us, or a family member, or friend will likely soon need to be prepared with a solid understanding of end of life issues. “
“At this year’s Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, we may see quad corks in Big Air Snowboarding or in Freestyle Skiing — and we’ll see quad twists and quad jumps in Figure Skating. But have we reached the limit of what’s possible? To do a quad, a skater’s got less than a second to turn their body four times in the air. WIRED’s Robbie Gonzalez set out to find out why five…is almost impossible.”
Here are some new Bible studies for teens and young adults you may find useful.
“Is anxiety a sin? Is worry a sin?” Dr. Jeremy Pierre answers in Honest Answers.
Here are 25 great questions for your next team-building exercise at work.
If it would be intolerable for you to watch your wife acting out sexual deeds and sexual pleasure with another man, it should be equally intolerable for you to be entertained by watching anyone else simulate those deeds and that pleasure.
The Holy spirit never enters a man and then lets him live like the world. You can be sure of that.—A.W. Tozer