Today’s Kindle deals include a few good picks from Crossway plus a couple more.
Joni Eareckson Tada reflects: “I was once the 17-year-old who retched at the thought of living life without a working body. I hated my paralysis so much I would drive my power wheelchair into walls, repeatedly banging them until they cracked. Early on, I found dark companions who helped me numb my depression with scotch-and-cola. I just wanted to disappear. I wanted to die.”
There’s lots to reflect on in this article on social media.
“The young mother came screaming up to my porch at 2 am. ‘My child! My child!’ she cried. As I jerked awake, adrenalin streaming through my body. I heard a high-pitched abnormal cry from the baby mixing with the mother’s screams.”
“You’re not the only one spending fewer summer weekends watching other people get married—but don’t worry, the weddings you’re still invited to might feel a little more special these days.”
Just like the title says. Maybe this is something you can do?
“A sizeable shoal of Sardines proves to be quite a magnet for a variety of different sea predators. Surprisingly, none of the predators on display attack each other, instead they corral the ball of fish, taking turns to eat.”
This is helpful. “Countless people have commented on the rich community that’s growing at our church and benefiting in the lives of many, especially women. So, how did we—and how could you—grow this kind of healthy church culture without a calendar full of formal women’s events?”
Here I identify 8 dumb email mistakes you may be making (which is to say, 8 dumb email mistakes I have found myself making). Many of these mistakes apply to everyone, though some apply primarily to those of us who tend to sit at a desk most of the day.
Is prayer your steering wheel or your spare tire?—Corrie Ten Boom